Definition Of populace


the people living in a particular country or area.

the party misjudged the mood of the populace

Example Of populace

  • Applied anthropologists, by their work placed in between corporations, government agencies, nongovernmental organizations, and various populaces , are well-positioned to study up.

  • As the story goes, the crime wave currently sweeping places like Trinidad has been caused by the return of undesirables who upon repatriation have brought all manners of new criminal skills to bear on our hapless populaces .

  • Atrocities that occur in dictatorships generate little fanfare or international reaction because the images are not as available to the wired West or to repressed populaces .

  • Do I think that states will use whatever technology is available to control their own populaces ?

  • Finally, anthropologists since Eric Wolf's seminal work on brokers have observed bureaucracies encouraging patron-client relationships, both between bureaucrats and clients and within local populaces .

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