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English definition of “man/woman of the people”

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man/woman of the people

a person, usually involved in politics, who is liked by a lot of ordinary people and seems to understand and like them
Translations of “man/woman of the people”
in Chinese (Traditional) 平民政治家,民眾擁戴的人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 平民政治家,民众拥戴的人…
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