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folks

noun
plural of folk

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

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

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“Folks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/folks. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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