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the grammatical person used by a speaker in statements referring to himself or herself
(first person singular)
or to a group including himself or herself
(first person plural)
a pronoun or verb form in the first person, as
in English, or a set of such forms.
a literary style in which the narrative is told from the perspective of a narrator speaking directly about himself or herself:
a story written in the first person.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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The head of the
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British Dictionary definitions for
a grammatical category of pronouns and verbs used by the speaker to refer to or talk about himself or herself, either alone (
first person singular
) or together with others (
first person plural
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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