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the populace

noun [S, + sing/pl verb] uk   /ˈpɒp.jʊ.ləs/  us   /ˈpɑː.pjə-/ formal
the ordinary people who live in a particular country or place: Some studies show that workers in the nuclear industry are more likely than the general populace to get cancer.
Translations of “the populace”
in Chinese (Traditional) 平民,大眾…
in Chinese (Simplified) 平民,大众…
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