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 people people

noun

  • () (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively  ( people )
    (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
     old people
    old people
     there were at least 200 people in the audience
    there were at least 200 people in the audience
  • () the body of citizens of a state or country  ( citizenry, people )
    the body of citizens of a state or country
     the Spanish people
    the Spanish people
  • () members of a family line  ( people )
    members of a family line
     his people have been farmers for generations
    his people have been farmers for generations
     are your people still alive?
    are your people still alive?
  • () the common people generally  ( hoi polloi, multitude, the great unwashed, people, masses, mass )
    the common people generally
     separate the warriors from the mass
    separate the warriors from the mass
     power to the people
    power to the people
  • verb

  • () fill with people  ( people )
    fill with people
     Stalin wanted to people the empty steppes
    Stalin wanted to people the empty steppes
  • furnish with people  ( people )
    furnish with people
     The plains are sparsely populated
    The plains are sparsely populated