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Meaning of "in person" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF IN PERSON

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WHAT DOES IN PERSON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of in person in the English dictionary

The definition of in person in the dictionary is actually present. Other definition of in person is without the help or intervention of others.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE IN PERSON

in parenthesis
in part
in particular
in passing
in perpetuity
in perpetuum
in personam
in petto
in phase
in place of
in plenty
in pocket
in point of
in posse
in principle
in print
in private
in progress
in propria persona
in pup

WORDS THAT END LIKE IN PERSON

Anderson
Carson
chairperson
draftsperson
Emerson
first person
first-person
Henderson
Jefferson
lay person
Macpherson
McPherson
Paterson
person
Peterson
salesperson
Sanderson
second person
spokesperson
third person
tradesperson

Synonyms and antonyms of in person in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «IN PERSON»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «in person» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of in person

Translation of «in person» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF IN PERSON

Find out the translation of in person to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of in person from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «in person» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

在人
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

en persona
570 millions of speakers

English

in person
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

व्यक्ति में
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

شخصيا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

лично
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

em pessoa
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চিরস্থায়ী মধ্যে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

en personne
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dalam perpetuum
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

in Person
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

個人的に
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

사람 의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ing perpetuum
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trong người
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Perpetuum ல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

शाश्वत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Perpetuum olarak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

in persona
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

osobiście
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

особисто
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

în persoană
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

στο πρόσωπο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

in die persoon
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

personligen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

i person
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of in person

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «IN PERSON»

The term «in person» is very widely used and occupies the 12.801 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «IN PERSON» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about in person

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10 QUOTES WITH «IN PERSON»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word in person.
1
Ted Allen
The best way to learn is live, in person, cooking, feeling, smelling and tasting, but TV is the second-best thing to that; it's a halfway facsimile.
2
Benny Anderson
The situation in America is when it starts moving there, all the bands from England move over to America and work from there, so that they're available all the time for everyone that wants them in person.
3
Raymond Arroyo
Whether via social media or in person, building your relationships is a long-term process, and the ultimate goal is to strengthen your network one person at a time.
4
Kage Baker
Despite what you hear about the publishing industry being a fixed game that you can only get in if you know somebody, I'm here in person to tell you it ain't so. If your stuff is really any good, sooner or later some editor will take a chance on you.
5
Christie Brinkley
Just because people can express themselves through their art doesn't mean they are great communicators in person.
6
Mel Brooks
You're always a little disappointing in person because you can't be the edited essence of yourself.
7
Ralph Bunche
If you want to get across an idea, wrap it up in person.
8
John Burns
I neither drink nor smoke, because my schoolmaster impressed upon me three cardinal virtues; cleanliness in person, cleanliness in mind; temperance.
9
Helena Bonham Carter
I enjoy those small chats you have when people come up and talk to you about your work. It only involves a few seconds of effort to be nice to those people, and I am very grateful for the kind words that people have taken the trouble to express to me in person.
10
Jason Dolley
Honestly, I would think I would go way back to Biblical times and be one of the guys who saw Jesus' Sermon on the Mount. It would be so cool to see what he was really like in person.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «IN PERSON»

Discover the use of in person in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to in person and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Skills in Person-Centred Counselling & Psychotherapy
This book has already helped thousands of beginning practitioners understand the subtleties of the person-centred approach and develop skills in person-centred counselling practice.
Janet Tolan, 2012
2
In One Person: A Novel
Billy, the bisexual narrator and main character of In One Person, tells the tragicomic story (lasting more than half a century) of his life as a "sexual suspect," a phrase first used by John Irving in 1978 in his landmark novel of "terminal ...
John Irving, 2012
3
Survey Research: In-person, Mail, Telephone and Web Methods
This book is written in a user-friendly style for persons in business, government and non-profit organizations who want to write and/or execute a survey using either the in-person, mail, telephone or web methods or who want a good grounding ...
‎2003
4
Theoretical Evolutions in Person-centered/experiential ...
Reviews the origin and development of the person-centered/experiential movement in psychotherapy and proposes some changes to make it more applicable to schizophrenic and psychotic/retarded patients who are too far gone to respond to ...
Garry Prouty, 1994
5
Smart Networking: Attract a Following In Person and Online
This is the essential guidebook for building business relationships in a wired world. Business strategist Liz Lynch demystifies the process and puts strategic systems in place that build connections worldwide and attract opportunities 24/7.
Liz Lynch, 2008
6
Willa Cather in Person: Interviews, Speeches, and Letters
This collection is valuable for anyone interested in the art of writing, in the genesis of the writer, or in the shape of American culture in the first decades of this century.
Willa Cather, L. Brent Bohlke, 1990
7
Duke Ellington in person: an intimate memoir
Duke Ellington's only son recalls his own relationship with his father as well as recounting Duke's musical life and relationships with women and with other musicians
Mercer Ellington, Stanley Dance, 1979
8
In Person: 30 Poets
A collection of poems from thirty poets around the world, accompanied by a DVD of the poets reading their work.
Neil Astley, Pamela Robertson-Pearce, 2008
9
Homework Help from the Library: In Person and Online
Presents guidelines for building a homework help program in a public library, considering such issues as needs assessments, how to use in-house and remote technology, getting parental participation, marketing, and collaborating with school ...
Carol F. Intner, 2011
10
How to Conduct In-Person Interviews for Surveys
Completely revised, the book also includes coverage of: ''+ Cultural considerations for in-person interviews''+ Translation of interviews into other languages''+ Differences in quantitative and qualitative interview styles''+ How to train ...
Sabine Mertens Oishi, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «IN PERSON»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term in person is used in the context of the following news items.
1
What do I do if the person I'm messaging with won't meet me in
I've told her how I feel and she insists that she warned me when we first communicated that she couldn't meet me in person for a while due to ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
2
Finally seeing the Toon in person! - Coming Home Newcastle
Imagine being a die-hard fan for a sports team for over 20 years despite never having seen them play in person. Living in Tyler, Texas -- about ... «Coming Home Newcastle, Jul 15»
3
Casillas first person I called - Benitez - Goal.com
We talked about, in person, many scenarios that would happen. "I don't like the division that's happening within Real Madrid now and that's got ... «Goal.com, Jul 15»
4
James Holmes GUILTY of ALL counts of murder in Aurora theater …
Over the next few weeks, he also buys two handguns, a shotgun, an assault rifle, 6,295 rounds of ammunition and body armor, either in person ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
5
BLM moves to end walk-in permits for the Wave, change fees | KSL …
Anywhere between 50 and 150 people will show up in person at the visitor center for a chance to win one of the 10 permits on a given day, ... «KSL.com, Jul 15»
6
Louis Tomlinson told ex Eleanor Calder in person that he was going …
Eleanor has understandably been left shocked by the news, which was delivered to her in person in LA while she was there celebrating her ... «heatworld, Jul 15»
7
2016 MINI Clubman Experienced in Person: Not What You May Expect
We were recently invited by BMW to take a look at the car in person and let them know what we think. Unfortunately, they didn't let us take any ... «autoevolution, Jul 15»
8
The Open 2015: St Andrews in person is a world away from …
The Open 2015: St Andrews in person is a world away from following on TV. First impressions: Bryan Armen Graham, the Guardian America ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
9
Frankie Edgar: I challenged Conor McGregor in person after UFC …
Frankie Edgar has campaigned in the cage and outside of it for another featherweight world title shot for what must feel like forever to him. «FOXSports.com, Jul 15»
10
TV's Wendy Williams - live and in person at The Mahaffey
ST. PETERSBURG - Emmy-nominated talk show host Wendy Williams, whose top-rated syndicated television program is in its sixth season, will ... «Tampa Bay Newspapers, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. In person [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/in-person>. Nov 2019 ».
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