1. Noun.  (countable) A long-standing group of people sharing cultural aspects such as language, dress, norms of behavior and artistic forms.
  2. Noun.  (countable) A group of people who meet from time to time to engage in a common interest; an association or organization.
  3. Noun.  (countable) The sum total of all voluntary interrelations between individuals.
  4. Noun.  (uncountable) The people of one’s country or community taken as a whole. .
  5. Noun.  (uncountable) High society.
  6. Noun.  (countable, legal) A number of people joined by mutual consent to deliberate, determine and act toward a common goal.

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