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Main Entry: 1peo·ple
Pronunciation: primarystresspemacron-pschwal
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural people
1 plural : HUMAN BEINGS, PERSONS -- often used in compounds instead of persons <salespeople>
2 plural : the members of a family : KINDRED
3 plural : the mass of a community as distinguished from a special class
4 plural peoples : a body of persons united by a common culture, tradition, or sense of kinship, and usually language
5 : the body of voters of a state

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