in the person of

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Definition of in the person of

formal
used to say that someone is the person who does something, provides something, etc.Relief during the blackout arrived in the person of my brother, who brought flashlights and candles.

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“In the person of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20the%20person%20of. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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