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American English: /ˈpərs(ə)n/
British English: /ˈpəːs(ə)n/

Translation of person in Spanish:

noun plural people

  • 1 he's/she's a charming person
    es una persona encantadora
    she's a mean person
    es una tacaña
    Sue's the person to ask
    a quien hay que preguntarle es a Sue
    who is this Davies person?
    ¿quién es el tal Davies?
    per person help arrived in the person of his father
    su padre llegó en el momento más oportuno
    see alsopeople 1 1 2
  • 2
    plural persons
    2.1 (individual) [formal] person or persons unknown (Law)
    persona o personas no identificadas
    juristic or artificial person (Law) the three persons of the Holy Trinity
    las tres personas de la Santísima Trinidad
    Example sentences
    • For many societies, the human being is the person who has learned and obeys the community's rules.
    • It is trying to be all things to all sorts of rich people but is this a recipe for confusion?
    • Ian can eat enough food for four of five people, but he uses all that energy up on stage.
    Example sentences
    • Have a pen available on your person, and if paper is not available, write it on your hand.
    • Within a day or so you forget that you ever had anything so horrific occurring on your person.
    • He does not want to publicise the fact that he carries large quantities of cash on his person in case he becomes a target for thieves.
    2.2 (body) to have a weapon on or about one's person (British) [formal]
    ser portador de arma
    offenses against the person
    delitos (masculine plural) contra la persona
    in person
  • 3 (Linguistics)
    plural persons
    second person plural
    segunda persona del plural
    in the first person
    en primera persona
    Example sentences
    • When civilians addressed a soldier, they did so in the second person singular, as to a child or pet.
    • For a start there was a large number of interjections in the second person, which I presume related to me.
    • There were some interjections in the second person that were not very savoury.
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