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Definition of "third-party" []

  • 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 (noun)
  • Providing protection against liability caused by accidental injury or death of other persons or damage to their property (adjective)
  • Of or relating to a third party (adjective)

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  • Of a video game, developed and published by an independent video game publisher or its internal development teams, as opposed to first-party. (adjective)
  • Originating from such a video game. (adjective)

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Use "third-party" in a sentence
  • "Now that -- the important note to be made there is we're comparing the cost of Pioneer pumping the well versus an outside party is related to longer-term third-party contract rates."
  • "Gathering margins were up $6.1 million or 13% in the quarter, driven by an increase in revenues associated with a short-term third-party gathering and processing agreement related to the volumes that will be ultimately be processed in the Blacks Fork II facility."
  • "In other action, the board agreed to do away with the single-year APR scores and will only use the four-year rolling average to determine postseason eligibility; agreed to continue providing funding for low-resource schools to help the academic performance of athletes and look at new ways to help those schools; decided to take another look at improving the standards for incoming freshmen and junior college transfers in October; and will consider including family members among the definition of third-party influences, a definition that also includes agents."