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In english you can call objects an 'it', as well as people, and generally seen as rude to call a person an 'it'. Is it possible for something similar to be done in japanese? Call a person an 'it'?

If not, is there a way of addressing/ talking about someone that invokes the same feeling of 'i see this person as an object'?

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Probably the easiest way to do it would be to refer to the person using これ それ あれ rather than either using their name, or こちら / この人 / この方 etc.

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