third party

third party

  1. Someone not directly involved in a transaction; an entity beyond the seller (first party) and customer (second party).
    A seller may employ a third party to perform specific services to augment the value of a product, such as packing and distribution.
  2. Someone only incidentally or tangentially connected to an incident or dispute; someone other than the principals; a bystander or independent witness.
  3. A political party in opposition to the main parties in a two-party system
Translations Translations
  • French: troisième parti

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