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popular

adjective [before noun] (GENERAL)    /ˈpɒp.jʊ.lər/ US  /ˈpɑː.pjə.lɚ/
B2 for or involving ordinary people rather than experts or very educated people: popular music/entertainment/culture The issue was virtually ignored by the popular press. The popular myth is that air travel is more dangerous than travel by car or bus.Ordinary people
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