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(in East Africa) the ordinary people; the public.
- ‘Now the artists - who are in one sense just the wananchi with paint-brushes, but who are also the makers of narratives of their own.’
- ‘They cross a privacy threshold which for wananchi is held inviolable.’
- ‘More worldly than the wananchi, they might be gently amused, but not put off, by Katarikawe's sexual imaginings.’
Kiswahili, plural of mwananchi ‘inhabitant, citizen’.
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