He was greatly respected by the local 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)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)
较常使用。在柯林斯辞典中， populace 是1万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: populace NOUN
The populace of a country is its people.
...a large proportion of the populace.
populace 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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