Definition of 'populace'
Example sentences containing 'populace'
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He was greatly respected by the local populace. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Is it an attempt to impose religious values on the general populace? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Their general populace is well dressed. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The story goes that rebels wrapped messages of their plot to capture a walled city inside cakes that they distributed to the local populace. Times, Sunday Times (2007)To add insult, the local populace has to compete with the incoming immigrants who will always work for less. The Sun (2009)The captain of Wales requires the patience of a saint to cope with the demands of the populace of a country besotted by rugby. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I liked the way the producers began and ended their broadcast on the same theme and wondered what other risks they took to keep the populace informed. The Tribes Triumphant (2006)
Trends of 'populace'
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Translations for 'populace'
British English: populace NOUN
The populace of a country is its people.
...a large proportion of the populace.
Definition of populace from the Collins English Dictionary
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