people noun

1 more than one person

ADJ. young | elderly, old | common, ordinary | (very) important a line of limousines carrying very important people | famous | middle-class, working-class | business, professional, working | unemployed | blind, deaf, disabled access for disabled people | intelligent | interesting, nice | strange | single | homeless

VERB + PEOPLE meet | attract The local tourist board is trying to attract more people to the town.

2 of a particular place/race

ADJ. local | country | indigenous, native | primitive the customs of primitive peoples of the Amazon Basin | tribal | Arab, Japanese, Slav, etc. the culture of the Basque people | black, white

VERB + PEOPLE represent I was elected to represent the people of Bristol.

PHRASES the peoples of the world