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person 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈpərsən/,
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people, plural; persons, plural;
  1. A human being regarded as an individual
    • - the porter was the last person to see her
    • - she is a person of astonishing energy
  2. Used in legal or formal contexts to refer to an unspecified individual
    • - the entrance fee is $10.00 per person
  3. An individual characterized by a preference or liking for a specified thing
    • - she's not a cat person
  4. An individual's body
    • - I have publicity photographs on my person at all times
  5. A character in a play or story
    • - his previous roles in the person of a fallible cop
  6. A category used in the classification of pronouns, possessive determiners, and verb forms, according to whether they indicate the speaker (first person), the addressee (second person), or a third party (third person)

  7. Each of the three modes of being of God, namely the Father, the Son, or the Holy Spirit, who together constitute the Trinity


  1. a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
  2. a human body (usually including the clothing); "a weapon was hidden on his person"
  3. a grammatical category used in the classification of pronouns, possessive determiners, and verb forms according to whether they indicate the speaker, the addressee, or a third party; "stop talking about yourself in the third person"
  4. (people) (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience"
  5. fill with people; "Stalin wanted to people the empty steppes"
  6. (people) citizenry: the body of citizens of a state or country; "the Spanish people"
  7. A person (from the Latin persona "mask": "The Latin word persona was originally used to denote the mask worn by an actor. From this it was applied to the role he assumed, and, finally, to any character on the stage of life, to any individual.") is any individual human being. ...
  8. Persön is a locality situated in Luleå Municipality, Norrbotten County, Sweden with 226 inhabitants in 2005.
  9. Grammatical person, in linguistics, is deictic reference to a participant in an event; such as the speaker, the addressee, or others. Grammatical person typically defines a language's set of personal pronouns. It also frequently affects verbs, sometimes nouns, and possessive relationships as well.
  10. Person(a) is a full-length studio album by Norman Iceberg. Recorded and mixed at Marko Studios in Montreal, it was released in 1987. ...
  11. Humans, known taxonomically as Homo sapiens (Latin: "wise man" or "knowing man"), are the only living species in the Homo genus of bipedal primates in Hominidae, the great ape family. ...
  12. Persons —– an object of economic motivation, mentioned in the Latvian legislation. In the Satversme he has a name Person with a constitutional code XPV. This construction borrowed from the constitution of the Weimar Republic .
  13. A single human being; an individual. [from 13th c.]; The physical human body seen as distinct from the mind, character etc. [from 14th c.]; Any individual or formal organization with standing before the courts. [from 14th c.]; Someone who likes or has an affinity for (a specified thing). ...
  14. (people) used as plural of person; a body of human beings considered generally or collectively; a group of two or more persons; Persons forming or belonging to a particular group, such as a nation, class, ethnic group, country, family, etc; folk; community; A group of persons regarded as being ...
  15. (Persons) A measure of student numbers where each student is counted only once (cf. enrolment).
  16. (Persons) In the national income and product accounts (NIPAs), persons consist of individuals, nonprofit institutions that primarily serve individuals, private noninsured welfare funds, and private trust funds. ...
  17. (Persons) Politicians, entertainers, sports figures, doctors, lawyers and other commonly named professions.
  18. (Persons) The data reported by organisations to the Office of EEO relates to the number of persons employed by public authorities at 30 June each year, and not to the number of full-time equivalents.
  19. (Persons) The total count, Cume or AQH, of the number of people listening.  Rounded to the nearest one-hundred persons, with the last two zeroes dropped for display purposes.
  20. (persons) Adoptio • Cliens • Collegium • Domicilium • Impubes • Infans • Ingenui • Libertus (freedmen) • Mancipii Causa (and Emancipatio) • Patronus • Universitas
  21. (People) Sri Aurobindo · Begum Rokeya  · Jagadish Chandra Bose · Satyendra Nath Bose · Bethune · Upendranath Brahmachari · Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay · Rajnarayan Basu  · Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay · Akshay Kumar Datta · Henry Derozio · Alexander Duff · Michael Madhusudan Dutt · Romesh ...
  22. (People) This category includes the entries dealing with the characteristics of the people and their society.
  23. (people) The human resources of the organization.
  24. (People) Today, information is as important as its source : people are the source and purpose of information exchange and creation. From external contacts (customers, suppliers, partners... ...
  25. (14. people) can be excellent resources if they are an expert on your topic