people with

people (something or some place) with (someone)

To fill something, some place, or some space with multiple people to create a population. Often used in passive constructions. The famine ended up peopling huge portions of the United States with Irish immigrants fleeing starvation and poverty. The small island was peopled with migrants from the various countries surrounding it.
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people something with someone

to provide population for something or some place, using someone or some kind of people. The government decided to people the frontier with a variety of races. The island had been peopled with marooned sailors.
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But as it is in no way proved that the aim of humanity does consist in freedom, equality, enlightenment, or civilization, and as the connection of the people with the rulers and enlighteners of humanity is only based on the arbitrary assumption that the collective will of the people is always transferred to the men whom we have noticed, it happens that the activity of the millions who migrate, burn houses, abandon agriculture, and destroy one another never is expressed in the account of the activity of some dozen people who did not burn houses, practice agriculture, or slay their fellow creatures.
We need to focus on recruiting, training, and retaining people with the right attributes, skills, and attitudes to do this job well.
Jean Vanier offers a simple summary of the purpose of the small community he began in 1964: "The secret of L'Arche is relationship: meeting people heart to heart; listening to people with their pain, their joy, their hope, their history.
Penninx and her colleagues have also found that elderly people with anemia lose more muscle strength over a 4-year period than do people who don't have anemia.
For example, Melendez says, most research being done today on people with HIV is done on people of color with HIV.
Companies, agencies, and organizations are composed of individuals with their own attitudes and beliefs about people with disabilities.
In addition to healthy lean people and smokers, the lean include people with cancer, emphysema, congestive heart failure, liver disease, dementia, and other illnesses that lead to weight loss and, eventually, death.
Because of the fragility of people with CD4 below 200, we didn't want to take the risk with them.
Initiatives to raise awareness of hepatitis C; prevent new infections; offer potentially life-saving hepatitis A and B vaccinations; and diagnose, monitor, and treat people with hepatitis C have been hampered by inadequate funding.
Zefat lacks provisions for accessibility by people with impaired mobility.
Over time, however, we realized that people with progressive dementia could be positively engaged in activities, exercise, music, etc.
Their input is as necessary as the input of people with HIV infection, members of other high-risk groups, experts and others identified by the CDC.
There are interesting and illuminating thoughts on the historical propensity of deaf people to resist being associated with people with other disabilities, including the hard of hearing, but in general the book is better at describing than explaining or contextualizing.
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