Definición de people en inglés:


Silabificación: peo·ple
Pronunciación: /ˈpēpəl


  • 2 (plural peoples) [treated as singular or plural] The men, women, and children of a particular nation, community, or ethnic group: the native peoples of Canada
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    • However, the nation's indigenous peoples have never tasted their share of Argentina's riches.
    • Ethnic minorities, indigenous peoples and tribal people everywhere face discrimination.
    • There is also an eloquent record of tribal history of the indigenous peoples of Alaska's ethnic Indian and Inuit population.
    race, (ethnic) group, tribe, clan


[with object] (usually be peopled) Volver al principio  
  • 1(Of a particular group of people) inhabit (an area or place): an arid mountain region peopled by warring clans
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    • The observances recognise that the island was peopled by different groups of Indians who had settled here over the 7000 years before the European encounter.
    • Remote and entirely dedicated to his craft, he lived in a world peopled by a few intimate friends, a world sealed to outsiders.
    • Yet, the first centralizing tendencies appeared only after skirmishes between Native Americans and settlers led colonial officials to consider peopling the region as a buffer to avoid further conflict.
    populate, settle (in), colonize, inhabit, live in, occupy
    formal reside in, be domiciled in, dwell in
  • 1.1Fill or be present in (a place, environment, or domain): the street is peopled with ragamuffin hippies
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    • The world peopled by signs of hope suddenly appears to be emptied of meaning.
    • What name do we have for such a horrible void that fills what was once peopled by the living?
    • But one must feel a certain pity for him, trapped in a farce of horrendous dialogue and flatlining humour, peopled by androgynous hippy beatniks who make one glad the sixties are dead.
  • 1.2Fill (an area or place) with a particular group of inhabitants: it was his intention to people the town with English colonists
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    • Obsessed with the sky, he watched the stars and the moon, peopling them with imaginary inhabitants.



Pronunciación: /-ˌho͝od/
sense 2 of the noun.
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  • Critics who deride Jewish dietary laws as arbitrary, repressive, or irrelevant ignore the power of this everyday tradition to preserve our peoplehood and deepen our humanity.
  • In retelling it we bring ourselves out from our own narrow places, to freedom, to peoplehood, to connection with God.
  • It is impossible to set up legitimate global authorities because there is no global democracy, no sense of common peoplehood and trust.


Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French poeple, from Latin populus 'populace'.

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