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  1. 1
    informal someone’s parents or their family in general

    Her people came over from Scotland in the 19th century.

    Have you met his people?

  2. 2
    the people who believe in or are loyal to someone such as a religious leader or king

    He was not a good king and failed to protect his people.

  3. 3
    the people who work for someone

    I’ll get my people to talk to your people and we’ll see whether we can come to some agreement.

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