the People

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the People

US, law
used to refer to the government of the U.S. or of a particular state in the name of a legal case
  • The People vs. John Doe

Word by Word Definitions

people play
  1. : human beings making up a group or assembly or linked by a common interest

  2. : human beings, persons

  3. : the members of a family or kinship

  1. : to supply or fill with people

  2. : to dwell in : inhabit


the people

noun

Definition of the people

:the ordinary people in a country who do not have special power or privileges
  • She is well-liked as a senator because she listens to the people.
  • the common people

Word by Word Definitions

people play
  1. : human beings making up a group or assembly or linked by a common interest

  2. : human beings, persons

  3. : the members of a family or kinship

  1. : to supply or fill with people

  2. : to dwell in : inhabit


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