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gente / people
A. -noun feminine
1. (=personas)   people plural
·hay muy poca gente
·there are very few people
·no me gusta esa gente
·I don't like those people
·España y sus gentes
·Spain and its people
·son muy buena gente
·they are very nice people
·Juan es buena gente
*   Juan is a nice guy *
a. hacer gente   to make a crowd
·la gente baja   the lower classes plural
·gente (de) bien
(=los ricos)   well-off people,   well-to-do people
(=los decorosos)   decent people
·gente bonita
(Mexicoéx)   beautiful people
·gente de capa parda     country folk
·gente de color   coloured people,   colored people United States
·gente de la cuchilla     butchers plural
·gente de mar   seafaring men plural
·gente de medio pelo   people of limited means,   common people
·gente de paz   peace-loving people
·¡gente de paz!
(military)   friend!
·gente de pelo     well-to-do people
·gente de pluma     clerks plural,   penpushers plural
·gente de trato     tradespeople
·gente gorda
(Spain)   *   well-to-do people,   rich people
·gente guapa
·gente linda
(Latin America)   beautiful people
·gente menuda   children plural
·gente natural
(Central America)   Indians plural,   natives plural
·gente perdida     riff-raff
·gente principal   nobility,   gentry
2. (Mexicoéx)
(=persona)   person
·había dos gentes
·there were two people
3. *
(=parientes)   family,   folks (m) / folks plural (f)
·mi gente
·my family,   my folks *
a. de gente en gente   from generation to generation
4. (=naciónoun)   nation
5. (military)   men plural,   troops plural
6. (=nounéquito)   retinue
·el rey y su gente
·the king and his retinue
7. (Latin America)   upper-class people plural
·ser (buena) gente
·to be respectable people
B. -adjective
·es muy gente
(Chile)   he'noun very decent *
(Mexicoéx)   he'noun very kind
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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