Definition of missing person noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


missing person

BrE BrE//ˌmɪsɪŋ ˈpɜːsn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsɪŋ ˈpɜːrsn//
(pl. missing persons) Solving crime
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a person who has disappeared from their home and whose family are trying to find them with the help of the police See related entries: Solving crime
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