third party
third party see party 1a, b

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

third party
n.
A person who is not directly involved in a transaction; someone who is not a party to an agreement.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


third party
a party who is a stranger to a transaction or proceeding between two other persons.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


third party
A person who is not a party to a contract or a transaction, but who has an involvement. The third party normally has no legal rights in the matter, unless the contract was made specifically for the third party's benefit. (See also: third-party beneficiary)
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


third party
A generic legal term for any individual who does not have a direct connection with a legal transaction but who might be affected by it.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


third party
A generic legal term for any individual who does not have a direct connection with a legal transaction but who might be affected by it.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

third party
n.
   a person who is not a party to a contract or a transaction, but has an involvement (such as one who is a buyer from one of the parties, was present when the agreement was signed or made an offer that was rejected). The third party normally has no legal rights in the matter, unless the contract was made for the third party's benefit.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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