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Definition of People


  1. The body of persons who compose a community, tribe, nation, or race; an aggregate of individuals forming a whole; a community; a nation.
  2. Persons, generally; an indefinite number of men and women; folks; population, or part of population; as, country people; -- sometimes used as an indefinite subject or verb, like on in French, and man in German; as, people in adversity.
  3. The mass of comunity as distinguished from a special class; the commonalty; the populace; the vulgar; the common crowd; as, nobles and people.
  4. One's ancestors or family; kindred; relations; as, my people were English.
  5. One's subjects; fellow citizens; companions; followers.
  6. To stock with people or inhabitants; to fill as with people; to populate.

People Quotations

Eleanor Roosevelt Quote
Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too.
Will Smith

The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it.
Albert Einstein

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
Oprah Winfrey

It's weird how people who are the least close to me or who've never even met me purport to be experts on the real me; and then, sadly, there are those who could be in touch with me but prefer to gossip with strangers about me instead.
Vanna Bonta
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People Translations

people in Danish is folk
people in Dutch is lieden, volk, lui, mensen
people in Finnish is kansa
people in French is peuple, gens
people in German is Volk, leute, Menschen
people in Italian is volgo, persone, gente
people in Latin is populus, natio, natio nationis, gens
people in Norwegian is folk
people in Portuguese is povo, povos
people in Spanish is gente, pueblo
people in Swedish is folk, man

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