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third party

n.
1. A political party organized as opposition to the existing parties in a two-party system.
2. One other than the principals involved in a transaction: I pay rent to a third party, not directly to the landlord.

third party

n
(Law) a person who is involved by chance or only incidentally in a legal proceeding, agreement, or other transaction, esp one against whom a defendant claims indemnity
adj
(Insurance) insurance providing protection against liability caused by accidental injury or death of other persons or damage to their property: third-party insurance.

third′ par′ty


n.
1. any party to a case or quarrel who is incidentally involved.
2. (in a two-party system) a usu. temporary political party composed of independents.
3. a supplier of ancillary goods or support for a product or service who is neither the primary vendor nor the purchaser.
[1795–1805, Amer.]
third′-par′ty, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.third party - someone other than the principals who are involved in a transaction
arbitrator, umpire, arbiter - someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue; "the critic was considered to be an arbiter of modern literature"; "the arbitrator's authority derived from the consent of the disputants"; "an umpire was appointed to settle the tax case"
2.third party - a political party organized in opposition to the major parties in a two-party system
party, political party - an organization to gain political power; "in 1992 Perot tried to organize a third party at the national level"
Translations
شَخْص ثالِث، لَيس شَريكا في العَقْد
třetí osoba
tredjepart
harmadik személy
òriîji aîili
tretia osoba
üçüncü kişi/şahıs

third party

n (Law) → terzo

third

(θəːd) noun
1. one of three equal parts.
2. (also adjective) the last of three (people, things etc); the next after the second.
adverb
in the third position. John came first in the race, and I came third.
ˈthirdly adverb
in the third place. Firstly, I haven't enough money; secondly, I'm too old; and thirdly it's raining.
ˌthird-ˈclass adjective, adverb
of or in the class next after or below the second.
third degree
a severe method of questioning people, sometimes using torture etc. The police gave him the third degree.
third party
a third person who is not directly involved in an action, contract etc. Was there a third party present when you and she agreed to the sale?
ˌthird-ˈrate adjective
of very bad quality. a third-rate performance.
the Third World
the developing countries, those not part of or aligned with the two main powers. the needs of the Third World.
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