people
I noun citizenry, commonality, community, community at large, country, cultures, general public, humanity, inhabitants, multitude, nation, national group, nationality, persons, populace, population, race, society, state II index community, family (common ancestry), humanity (mankind), nationality, populace, population, race

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


people
The designation for the government in a criminal prosecution, as in People v. Capone. These cases may also be captioned State v. Davis (in a state prosecution) or United States v. Miller (in federal prosecutions).
Category: Criminal Law
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


people
The aggregate of the individuals who comprise a state or a nation.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


people
The aggregate of the individuals who comprise a state or a nation.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

people
n.
   the designation for the prosecuting government in a criminal trial, as in People v. Capone. Such a case may also be captioned State v. Davis or in federal prosecutions, United States v. Miller.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • People — Peo ple, n. [OE. peple, people, OF. pueple, F. peuple, fr. L. populus. Cf. {Populage}, {Public}, {Pueblo}.] 1. The body of persons who compose a community, tribe, nation, or race; an aggregate of individuals forming a whole; a community; a nation …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • People — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda People es una revista estadounidense de carácter semanal, que trata acerca de las celebridades e historias de interés general, publicada por Time Inc. En 2006, tenía una tirada de 3.750.000 ejemplares e ingresos… …   Wikipedia Español

  • People — Специализация: Знаменитости Периодичность …   Википедия

  • people — [ pipɶl ] adj. inv. et n. m. inv. • 1988; mot angl., de people journalism, genre journalistique ♦ Anglic. 1 ♦ Presse, magazine people, qui traite des vedettes, des personnalités (notamment de leur vie privée). 2 ♦ N. m. inv. Célébrité recherchée… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • People — (von engl. people „Volk“, „Leute“) ist eine wöchentlich erscheinende US amerikanische Zeitschrift. Das Magazin wurde von Time Warner als Auslagerung der People Seite im Time Magazine herausgebracht und erscheint seit 1974. Die Zeitschrift… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • people — UK US /ˈpiːpl/ noun [plural] ► HR the people who work for a particular organization or person: »Firms need to keep investing both in infrastructure and their people. »Your people can talk to my people about percentages …   Financial and business terms

  • People — Peo ple, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Peopled} p. pr. & vb. n. {Peopling}.] [Cf. OF. popler, puepler, F. puepler. Cf. {Populate}.] To stock with people or inhabitants; to fill as with people; to populate. Peopled heaven with angels. Dryden. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • People — 99er adultescent agritourist alpha earner alpha geek alpha girl alpha pup altruistic donor …   New words

  • People — (engl., spr. pīpl), Volk, Leute …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • -people — [pē′pəl] combining form alt. pl. of PERSON: see the note at PERSON (sense 1) * * * …   Universalium

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