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  Definition of population
  1. the act of populating (causing to live in a place); "he deplored the population of colonies with convicted criminals"
  2. (statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn; "it is an estimate of the mean of the population"
  3. a group of organisms of the same species populating a given area; "they hired hunters to keep down the deer population"
  4. the people who inhabit a territory or state; "the population seemed to be well fed and clothed"
  5. the number of inhabitants (either the total number or the number of a particular race or class) in a given place (country or city etc.); "people come and go, but the population of this town has remained approximately constant for the past decade"; "the Af
Similar Words: universe

 

Hyponyms: subpopulation, overpopulation, overspill, home front

 

Derivational Morphology: people, populate, dwell, shack, reside, live, inhabit, domicile, domiciliate

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 人口   Danish: befolkning  
Dutch: befolking   Finnish: väestö  
French: population   German: Bevölkerung  
Hungarian: lakosság   Italian: popolazione  
Japanese: 人口   Korean: 인구  
Malayalam: ജനസംഖ്യ   Portuguese: população  
Russian: население   Spanish: población  
Swedish: befolkning  
 
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