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Engelsk substantiv: people

1. people (om gruppe) (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningOld people.
There were at least 200 people in the audience.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkgroup, grouping


Mere spesifikke uttrykkage bracket, age group, ancients, baffled, blind, blood, brave, business, business people, businesspeople, cautious, chosen people, class, clientele, coevals, cohort, common people, contemporaries, country, damned, dead, deaf, defeated, developmentally challenged, disabled, discomfited, doomed, enemy, enlightened, episcopacy, episcopate, folk, folks, free, free people, generation, handicapped, homebound, initiate, land, living, lobby, lost, maimed, mentally retarded, migration, nation, nationality, network army, patronage, peanut gallery, peoples, pocket, poor, poor people, populace, population, public, rank and file, retarded, retreated, rich, rich people, sick, smart money, social class, socio-economic class, stratum, timid, tradespeople, unconfessed, unemployed, unemployed people, uninitiate, womankind, world, wounded


Tilhører disse spesifikke uttrykkeneindividual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul


Tilhører disse overordnede uttrykkenehuman beings, human race, humanity, humankind, humans, man, mankind, world


Overordnet anvendelseplural, plural form

2. people (om gruppe) the body of citizens of a state or country


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe Spanish people.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)citizenry


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkgroup, grouping


Mere spesifikke uttrykkAchaean, Aeolian, Arcado-Cyprians, country people, countryfolk, Dorian, electorate, governed, Ionian


Tilhører disse spesifikke uttrykkenecitizen

3. people (om gruppe) members of a family line


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis people have been farmers for generations.
Are your people still alive?.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkfamily, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, phratry, sept

4. people (om gruppe) the common people generally


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSeparate the warriors from the mass.
Power to the people.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)hoi polloi, mass, masses, multitude, the great unwashed


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkgroup, grouping


Mere spesifikke uttrykkaudience, followers, following, laity, temporalty


Engelsk verb: people

1. people (om endring) fill with people


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningStalin wanted to people the empty steppes.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkpopulate

2. people (om tilstand) furnish with people


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe plains are sparsely populated.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s PP


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdwell, inhabit, live, populate









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