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Definition of people verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[usually passive] people something (with something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they people
he / she / it peoples
past simple peopled
-ing form peopling
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to live in a place or fill it with people The town was peopled largely by workers from the car factory and their families. The ballroom was peopled with guests.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: people