third-person singular

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Noun[edit]

third-person singular (plural third-person singulars)

  1. (grammar) The form of a verb used (in English and other languages) with singular nouns and with the pronouns he, she, it and one (or their equivalents in other languages).
    "Is" is the third-person singular of "to be".
  2. The pronouns he, she, it and one (or their equivalents in other languages).

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