how to pronounce people

/ˈpiː.pəl/

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people is pronounced in two syllables

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ppəl

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An example use of people in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… to go out and meet people to talk to as …”

meanings of people

noun:

  1. One's colleagues or employees.
  2. Persons forming or belonging to a particular group, such as a nation, class, ethnic group, country, family, etc.
  3. A group of persons regarded as being employees, followers, companions or subjects of a ruler.
  4. A person's ancestors, relatives or family.
  5. The mass of a community as distinguished from a special class (elite); the commonalty; the populace; the vulgar; the common crowd; the citizens.
  6. Used as plural of person; a body of human beings considered generally or collectively; a group of two or more persons.

verb:

  1. To inhabit; to occupy; to populate.
  2. To become populous or populated.
  3. To interact with people; to socialize.
  4. To stock with people or inhabitants; to fill as with people; to populate.

words with pronunciation similar to people

peeperpurplepepperpauperpartialbeeperdeepenapplepimplepiffle

words that rhyme with people

steeple

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