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populace

pop·u·lace

populace

 
pronunciation:
pap y ls
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the people who live in a particular place; population.
They are studying what kind of effect these noise levels are having on the populace.
similar words:
community, people, public
definition 2: ordinary people as opposed to the rich.
As a politician, he is seen as a champion of the populace.
similar words:
common, mob, people
Word Parts
The word populace contains the following part:
popul Latin root that means the people