American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A political party organized as opposition to the existing parties in a two-party system.
- n. One other than the principals involved in a transaction: I pay rent to a third party, not directly to the landlord.
- n. someone not directly involved in a transaction. A third entity in the Seller (first party) and Customer (second party) relationship. A Seller may employ a third party to perform specific services to augment the value of a product. For example, a manufacturer may employ a third party to pack and distribute a product. A computer manufacturer may augment their product with software from a third-party supplier.
- n. someone only incidentally or tangentially connected to an incident or dispute; someone other than the principals; a bystander or independent witness.
- n. a political party in opposition to the main parties in a two-party system
- n. someone other than the principals who are involved in a transaction
- n. a political party organized in opposition to the major parties in a two-party system
“The X-attack made things simpler for the attackers, who knew exactly where their own fire would go, but a third party could attack from off-plane, avoiding the original shots and also the intended victim.”
“In economics, the third party is the consumer; and thus it is clear how the road toward cartellization is taken.”
“In these days of stringent criteria for admission and continued stays including extensive utilization reviews, third party payor, pre-certification of admissions, and rigorous managed-care patient audit, there is virtually no chance that a person would be admitted to treatment … in the absence of a significant prior history of drug or alcohol problems.”
“ The French term which I have ventured thus freely to translate is pot-de-vin, and literally signifies a sum of money given to a third party who is able to ensure the success of a bargain or negotiation of whatever nature.”
“Pivotal Veracity also helps customers protect their corporate brands by minimizing the risk of being blacklisted, as well as ensuring that customers are actively protected by ISP and third party whitelists.”
“Pivotal Veracity enables its customers to maximize email delivery effectiveness and reduce the opportunity cost of sending emails that never reach intended recipients, including those that are filtered by ISP and third party spam filter services, or end up in personal spam folders.”
“If he asked him to go if Stella became too emotional, or told him things that perhaps a third party shouldn't know, why, Roscoe would leave right away.”
“The Chancellor would not agree to this, however, for he conjectured that the action of the British Minister had been inspired by Jules Favre, who, he thought, was trying to draw the Germans into negotiations through the medium of a third party only for purposes of delay.”
“You may be confident that no third party vhatever shall be priwy to our secret.”
“But seeing Phutatorius stop short, without any attempt or desire to go on — a third party began to suppose, that it was no more than an involuntary respiration, casually forming itself into the shape of a twelve-penny oath — without the sin or substance of one.”
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