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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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