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Meaning of “people” - Learner’s Dictionary

people

noun     /ˈpiːpl/
PLURAL [plural]
A1 more than one person: Our company employs over 400 people. People live much longer than they used to.People in general
the people
[plural] all the ordinary people in a country: The rebels have gained the support of the people.Someone, anyone, no one or everyoneOrdinary people
RACE [C] formal
all the people of a race: Europe is made up of many different peoples.Someone, anyone, no one or everyoneOrdinary peopleRace and ethnicityRacial issues
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