townspeople Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “townspeople” in the English Dictionary

"townspeople" in British English

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townspeoplenoun [plural]

uk   us   /ˈtaʊnzˌpiː.pl̩/ (also townsfolk )
people who ​live in a ​particulartown, ​considered as a ​group: The townspeople have ​embraced the ​summermusicfestival. She ​addressed a ​meeting of townspeople. people who ​live in ​townsrather than in the ​countryside
(Definition of townspeople from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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townspeopleplural noun

 us   /ˈtɑʊnzˌpi·pəl/ (also townsfolk,  /ˈtɑʊnzˌfoʊk/ )
the ​people who ​live in a ​particulartown, ​considered as a ​group
(Definition of townspeople from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “townspeople”
in Chinese (Simplified) 镇民, 市民, 城里人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鎮民, 市民, 城裡人…
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