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person

Legally, any natural or artificial person, which would include corporations, partnerships, associations, and limited liability companies. If it is important to distinguish among the “persons” who may do something or who are prohibited from doing something, relevant contracts, leases, or statutes will usually define the term.

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The woman, in her 50s, was the second person to be struck down by the disease in Hereford four weeks ago and had been in hospital ever since.
Prince 84) Second person narrative may be defined as any narration that designates its protagonist by a second person pronoun.
Hoffman has noted, "One of the primary issues of scholarly debate has been the odd fact that benedictions tend to begin in the second person.
The second person point of view, "you saw," "you said," "you did," is seldom used because the reader doesn't necessarily get involved with the character.
Featuring some of Hawaii's finest resorts -- including nine members of the prestigious Conde Nast Traveler Gold List -- Starwood's Second Person Flies FREE promotion offers a luxury vacation at a tremendous value.
Old English had the same distinction: "e" and "u" (pronounced "thay" and "thoo") were used for second person singular, while "e" and "ow" (pronounced "yay" and "yow") were second person plural.
A Staffordshire Police spokesman refused to give details of the second person arrested.
Crystal Cruises offers 70 percent off cruise fares for the second person in a stateroom aboard the Dec.
a list of criticism on the second person and address in general, on second-person narrative, and on second-person uses in poetry;
a company of FAR&WIDE Travel Corporation, is celebrating traveler's birthdays in 2003 by offering the 10-day South African Odyssey for only $2,995 for the first person, and nothing but their year of birth for the second person -- travelers celebrating their 60th birthday, for example, pay only $1943.
Seeing that second-person narrative is still rare enough to cause most readers pause, it does not seem to make much sense, that is, to insist on an overly restrictive definition of the phenomenon if this move then results in neglecting uses of the second person in (literary) texts that are precisely those that second-person fiction proper evolved from or relates to in the experience of readers.
Under the FAR&WIDE REWARDS program, the tour costs from US$2,690 including air for the first person and from US$1,395 including free air for the second person.

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