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  • noun Plural form of person; used to refer to them individually, rather than as a group. Contrast people.

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Examples

  • While no definitive analysis is possible, all the re-simulated persons to date exhibit certain common characteristics: they are all based on _well-documented historical persons_, their memories show suspicious gaps [see: _smoke and mirrors_], and they are ignorant of or predate the _singularity_ [see: _Turing Oracle, Vinge Catastrophe_].

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • Anticipating the entrance of persons of all social classes, Benedict advised the abbot, “Let him make no distinction of persons…

    d. The Ostrogoths in Italy

  • Representatives and direct taxes shall be apportioned among the several States, which may be included within this Union, according to their respective numbers, which shall be determined by adding to the whole number of free persons, including those bound to service for a term of years, and excluding Indians not taxed, _three fifths of all other persons_.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4

  • ARTICLE 1, Sect. 2, provides -- "Representatives and direct taxes shall be apportioned among the several States, which may be included within this Union, according to their respective numbers, which shall be determined by adding to the whole number of free persons, including those bound to service for a term of years, and excluding Indians not taxed, _three-fifths of all other persons_."

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

  • ARTICLE 1, Sect. 2, provides -- "Representatives and direct taxes shall be apportioned among the several States, which may be included within this Union, according to their respective numbers, which shall be determined by adding to the whole number of free persons, including those bound to service for a term of years, and excluding Indians not taxed, _three-fifths of all other persons_."

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4

  • ARTICLE 1, Sect. 2, provides -- "Representatives and direct taxes shall be apportioned among the several States, which may be included within this Union, according to their respective numbers, which shall be determined by adding to the whole number of free persons, including those bound to service for a term of years, and excluding Indians not taxed, _three-fifths of all other persons_."

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

  • -- Representatives and direct taxes shall be apportioned among the several States, which may be included within this Union, according to their respective numbers, which shall be determined by adding to the whole number of free persons, including those bound to service for a term of years, and excluding Indians not taxed, _three-fifths of all other persons_.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

  • Representatives and direct taxes shall be apportioned among the several States, which may be included within this Union, according to their respective numbers, which shall be determined by adding to the whole number of free persons, including those bound to service for a term of years, and excluding Indians not taxed, _three fifths of all other persons_.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

  • Disinfectors, coming often as they do in contact with infected materials and persons, should know how to disinfect their own _persons and clothing_.

    The Home Medical Library, Volume V (of VI)

  • Representatives and direct taxes shall be apportioned among the several States, which may be included within this Union, according to their respective numbers, which shall be determined by adding to the whole number of free persons, including those bound to service for a term of years, and excluding Indians not taxed, _three fifths of all other persons_.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

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