the Chinese

noun

Definition of the Chinese

: the people of China : Chinese people the customs of the Chinese

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“The Chinese.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20Chinese. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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