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THIRD PARTY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does third party mean? 

THIRD PARTY (noun)
  The noun THIRD PARTY has 2 senses:

1. someone other than the principals who are involved in a transaction
2. a political party organized in opposition to the major parties in a two-party system

  Familiarity information: THIRD PARTY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


THIRD PARTY (noun)


Sense 1third party [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Someone other than the principals who are involved in a transaction

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("third party" is a kind of...):

arbiter; arbitrator (someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue)


Sense 2third party [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A political party organized in opposition to the major parties in a two-party system

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Hypernyms ("third party" is a kind of...):

party; political party (an organization to gain political power)


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