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folk

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 folks plural a group of persons who come from the same ancestor
  • her folks have farmed that land for five generations

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2 one of the segments of society into which people are grouped
  • the working-class folk with no airs or pretentions

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3 folks plural human beings in general
  • c'mon, folks, let's get to work

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Synonyms of folk (Entry 2 of 2)

as in cultural, national

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  • nonracial
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The first known use of folk was before the 12th century

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“Folk.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/folk. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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