Definition of populace in English:
noun[treated as singular or plural]
The people living in a particular country or area: the party misjudged the mood of the populace
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- The commander's emergency response program is a program set up by the military to take care of humanitarian needs for the local populaces - needs that will make a quick and lasting impact on the community.
- The paternalistic style of rule is unequal to the demands of transparency and accountability that local populaces - and overseas investors - want.
- Finally, anthropologists since Eric Wolf's seminal work on brokers have observed bureaucracies encouraging patron-client relationships, both between bureaucrats and clients and within local populaces.
common people, man/woman in the street, masses, multitude, rank and file, commonalty, commonality, plebeians, proletariat
historical third estate
informal Joe Public, John Q. Public
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