the people

Definition of the people

  1. :  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

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

    :  human beings, persons

    :  the members of a family or kinship

  1. :  to supply or fill with people

    :  to dwell in :  inhabit


the People

Definition of the People

US, law

  1. —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

peopleplay People
  1. :  human beings making up a group or assembly or linked by a common interest

    :  human beings, persons

    :  the members of a family or kinship

  1. :  to supply or fill with people

    :  to dwell in :  inhabit


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