Definition People

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Definition

(There are three) people (in the room): (There are three) persons, humans (in the room)
noun
"People" is a collective noun often used as the plural form of "person" (rather than "persons").

There are a lot of hungry people in the world.

a people: the inhabitants of a particular country
noun

(There are too many) people (here): (There are too many) humans, men, women and children (here)
noun

Examples

  • "-We've got a problem with the black and white Chinese people at the zoo."
  • "P (People Opposed to People Oppressing People)."
  • ""I hate English people"."
  • "People do crazy shit when they get fired."
  • "Sigourney : Welcome everyone to my podcast "Weevil's people", my weekly spotlight on people who have been in the news lately."
  • "like helping people."
  • "It seems that the new European president serves two masters: the people of the old continent as well as Delavigne, his employer for the past decade."
  • "You basically represent two people at this office: Dave in the cafeteria, whom you bribed with two beers and a piece of cake, and Laura in accounts, who thought she was signing up for a cruise to Hawaii."
  • "Now then, if there is any man who objects to this lawful union between these two lovely people, let him speak now or forever hold his peace."
  • "Calm down, people."

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