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Synonyms for populace
ˈpɒp yə ləspop·u·lace

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  1. populacenoun

    The common people of a nation.

    The populace despised their ignorant leader.

    rabble, masses, hoi polloi, riff-raff, people

  2. populacenoun

    The inhabitants of a nation.

    inhabitant, population

English Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 1 vote

  1. populace

    The populace are poor and ignorant, but may be law-abiding; a mob is disorderly and lawless, but may be rich and influential. The rabble is despicable, worthless, purposeless; a mob may have effective desperate purpose. A crowd may be drawn by mere curiosity; some strong, pervading excitement is needed to make it a mob. Compare PEOPLE.

    canaille, crowd, dregs of the people, lower classes, masses, mob, rabble, the vulgar

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  1. populace, public, worldnoun

    people in general considered as a whole

    "he is a hero in the eyes of the public"

    reality, world, humankind, public, human race, earthly concern, man, cosmos, globe, creation, macrocosm, universe, worldly concern, humanity, human beings, mankind, existence, humans, earth, domain

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  1. populacenoun

    commonalty, proletariat, rabble

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  1. Ryan Barenklau:

    The general populace does not like her. They are certainly more happy with Moon in power than they would have been keeping her, she is viewed in disgrace by the majority of South Koreans.

  2. Kate Brown:

    Oregon's government belongs to its people, and an informed, engaged populace is essential to democracy, another essential element is trust, and rebuilding that trust begins now. These reforms are designed to ensure the timely fulfillment of public records requests, to hold public officials accountable, and foster a culture of transparency.

  3. Henry Louis Mencken:

    The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed -- and hence clamorous to be led to safety -- by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.

  4. Homer:

    A councilor ought not to sleep the whole night through, a man to whom the populace is entrusted, and who has many responsibilities.

  5. Abid Qaiyum Suleri:

    The availability and accessibility of food may become difficult for over 60 percent of the populace in the next 10 years if immediate steps aren’t taken to recharge the aquifer.

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  • Bev, Pöbel, [[breite]] [[Masse]], [[gemeine]] [[Volk]]German
  • populachoSpanish
  • plèbe, bas peuple, populaceFrench
  • 民衆, 大衆, 庶民Japanese
  • povão, populaçãoPortuguese
  • масса, простонаро́дье, чернь, бы́дло, просто́й наро́д, толпа́, сбродRussian
  • derinti, halk, avam, ayaktakımı, kitleTurkish
  • НаселенняUkrainian

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