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What are people?

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01/07/2018

Here Are Some Definitions For People

1. persons indefinitely or collectively; persons in general: to find it easy to talk to people; What will people think?

2. persons, whether men, women, or children, considered as numerable individuals forming a group: Twenty people volunteered to help.

3. human beings, as distinguished from animals or other beings.

4. the entire body of persons who constitute a community, tribe, nation, or other group by virtue of a common culture, history, religion, or the like: the people of Australia; the Jewish people.

5. the persons of any particular group, company, or number (sometimes used in combination): the people of a parish; educated people; salespeople.

6. the ordinary persons, as distinguished from those who have wealth, rank, influence, etc.: a man of the people.

7. the subjects, followers, or subordinates of a ruler, leader, employer, etc.: the king and his people.

8. the body of enfranchised citizens of a state: representatives chosen by the people.

9. a person's family or relatives: My grandmother's people came from Iowa.

10. (used in the possessive in Communist or left-wing countries to indicate that an institution operates under the control of or for the benefit of the people, esp. under Communist leadership): people's republic; people's army.

11. animals of a specified kind: the monkey people of the forest.

12. to furnish with people; populate.