ALL meanings of -person

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  • combining form -person -person is added to numbers to form adjectives which indicate how many people are involved in something or can use something. People is not used in this way. 0
  • combining form -person -person is added to nouns to form nouns which refer to someone who does a particular job or is in a particular group. -person is used by people who do not want to use a term which indicates whether someone is a man or a woman. -people can also be used in this way. 0
  • suffix forming noun -person sometimes used instead of -man and -woman or -lady 0
  • noun -person person of either sex in a (specified) activity, of a (specified) kind, etc. 0
  • suffix -person a man or woman having a specified role. 0
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