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the form of a verb used when the subject of a sentence is not the audience or the one making the statement. In English, pronouns used with the third person include he, she, it, one, they, and who.

"Is" is the third-person singular of "to be"

Additional definitions for 'third person':

third personUsed other than as an idiom: see third, person.
third personThe words, word-forms, and grammatical structures, taken collectively, that are normally used of people or things other than the speaker or the audience.
third personA form of narrative writing using verbs in the third person in order to give the impression that the action is happening to another person.
third personSomeone not associated with a particular matter; a third party.
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