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English definition of “folk”

folk

adjective [before noun]     /fəʊk/ US  /foʊk/
traditional to or typical of a particular group or country, especially one where people mainly live in the countryside, and usually passed on from parents to their children over a long period of time: folk cultureCustom, tradition and conformity B1 describes art that expresses something about the lives and feelings of ordinary people in a particular group or country, especially those living in the countryside: folk art folk dancingOrdinary peopleThe visual arts in general
(Definition of folk adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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