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people who live in glass houses should not throw stones id.
expression meaning that one should not criticize someone else for a mistake that he/she also makes or a flaw that he/she also has

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n.
prejudice or discrimination against people who are fat
n.
the mechanism of blocking certain features for people who don't pay, especially on freemium models, for newspapers for example
n.
a group of people who decide to meet and make purchases at a local business. The aim is both to support it and to meet up with the community.
Inspired by the phenomenon of flash mobs, which refers to groups of people mobilized by social media to perform entertaining or unusual acts in public, such as choreographies
n.
A meeting of people who have the same interests, or belong to the same organization
I like conventions more than meeting with people who have nothing in common with me.
exp.
expression used to describe an attempt to organize a difficult or unpredictable situation; trying to coordinate a group of people who tend to act chaotically
[Bus.] E.g: Some say that managing a team is herding cats.
adj.
relative to people who are attached but don't want to be too intimate with someone on whom they are dependent
psychology
n.
one who solves people's problems
exp.
if people live in each other's pocket, they spend a lot of time together
n.
parent whose children no longer live in the family home
exp.
live without being connected to one of more public utilities (such as water, electric power)
n.
people
Slang; used as written abbreviation
exp.
absolutely not; not in this lifetime
Slang expression used mostly in 19th century
v.
to depend on something or on someone to cover the basic expenses
E.g.: He lived off the money he inherited from his father while he had been working as a volunteer.
exp.
you only live once
[Fam.] acronym
adj.
a person who is always thinking of what other people want and is anxious not to disturb them
I want to be a considerate person who always help friends when they are in trouble.
n.
person who assists elderly people in their daily life
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people

  

      n   usually functioning as pl  
1    persons collectively or in general  
2    a group of persons considered together  
blind people     
3    pl   , peoples   the persons living in a country and sharing the same nationality  
the French people     
4    one's family  
he took her home to meet his people     
5    persons loyal to someone powerful  
the king's people accompanied him in exile     
6    the people  
a    the mass of persons without special distinction, privileges, etc.  
b    the body of persons in a country, esp. those entitled to vote  
      vb  
7    tr   to provide with or as if with people or inhabitants  
     (C13: from Old French pople, from Latin populus; see populace)  
See at person  


beautiful people  
      pl n   sometimes caps; preceded by: the   rich, fashionable people in international high society  
boat people  
      pl n   refugees, esp. from Vietnam in the late 1970s, who leave by boat hoping to be picked up by ships of another country  
chosen people  
      pl n   any of various peoples believing themselves to be chosen by God, esp. the Jews  
good people  
      pl n  
the     (Folklore)   fairies  
House of the People  
      n      another name for       Lok Sabha  
little people   , folk  
      pl n     (Folklore)   small supernatural beings, such as elves, pixies, or leprechauns  
Mongolian People's Republic  
      n      the former name of       Mongolia       1  
peculiar people  
      pl n  
1    sometimes caps   a small sect of faith healers founded in London in 1838, having no ministers or external organization  
2    the Jews considered as God's elect  
people carrier  
      n      another name for       multipurpose vehicle  
people mover  
      n  
1    any of various automated forms of transport for large numbers of passengers over short distances, such as a moving pavement, driverless cars, etc.  
2       another name for       multipurpose vehicle  
people's democracy  
      n   (in Communist ideology) a country or form of government in transition from bourgeois democracy to socialism. In this stage there is more than one class, the largest being the proletariat, led by the Communist Party, which is therefore the dominant power  
people's front  
      n      a less common term for       popular front  
People's Party  
      n     (U.S. history)   the political party of the Populists  
travelling people   , folk  
      pl n   sometimes caps     (Brit)   Gypsies or other itinerant people: a term used esp. by such people of themselves  
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