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What is the plural for the word "Person", Persons or People?

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The ideal plural is PERSONNEL commonly used in the office environment
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Both. In different contexts.
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Hi,Mr. Singaravelu, Greetings from YASHA Study center, Answer for your Question is - Both the words "Persons" and "People" can be used as plural for "Person". But "People" has overtaken "Persons" for general situations. Most often in causal conversation, you will hear "people" used. "Persons" is used... read more
Hi,Mr. Singaravelu, Greetings from YASHA Study center, Answer for your Question is - Both the words "Persons" and "People" can be used as plural for "Person". But "People" has overtaken "Persons" for general situations. Most often in causal conversation, you will hear "people" used. "Persons" is used in more formal constructs. "People" denotes a group, an unspecified number of people, for example: The people in the area have been warned about the possible risks. "Persons" refers to persons individually and denotes an exact number which can be, or should be able to, expressed in numbers, for example:Which persons are responsible for this fire? read less
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The words people and persons can both be used as the plural of person, but they are not used in exactly the same way. People is by far the more common of the two words and is used in most ordinary contexts: "a group of people"; "there were only about ten people" People denotes a group, an unspecified... read more
The words people and persons can both be used as the plural of person, but they are not used in exactly the same way. People is by far the more common of the two words and is used in most ordinary contexts: "a group of people"; "there were only about ten people" People denotes a group, an unspecified number of people, for example: The people in the area have been warned about the possible risks. Persons refers to persons individually and denotes an exact number which can be, or should be able to, expressed in numbers, for example: Which persons are responsible for this fire? persons is usually used in law and legal documents. read less
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Both are correct, and people has overtaken persons for general situations. Most often in causal conversation, you will hear people used. People is the ordinary plural of person. Asking for a table for two or a table for two people is better than asking for a table for two persons.
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We can use both persons and people but in a right way I mean for a group we use people.
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