population

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌpɒpjʊˈleɪʃən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˌpɑpyəˈleɪʃən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(pop′yə lāshən)


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population

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the [national, local, regional, native, rural, urban] population
  2. the [world's, nation's, country's] population
  3. the size of the [world's] population
  4. the [human, marine, animal, whale] population
  5. [dense, sparse, crowded] population
  6. a [big, small, large, dense] population
  7. the [biggest, smallest, largest, densest] population
  8. the [entire, adult, child, student] population
  9. a [growing, dwindling, dying] population
  10. a [working, middle, upper] -class population
  11. is the center of the [Chinese] population (in)
  12. the population is [furious, outraged, angry] (about)
  13. the population was [at risk, in danger, under threat] (of)
  14. the population living [in poverty, without running water]
  15. the population [voiced, express, aired] their opinions
  16. the population has [grown, risen, decreased]
  17. [measures, plans] to [reduce, limit] the population
  18. a population of [approximately, under, over] [20 million]
  19. a sample population of [100 whales, six million people]
  20. the population of the [village, town, city]
  21. population of the [fields, venue, arena]
  22. [a third, 20 percent] of the population [is, lives, lacks]
  23. [almost, more than] a [third] of the population
  24. [from among, of, out of] a population of [3 million]
  25. [an increase, a decrease, a rise] in the population
  26. the [country, city, village] has a population of [3 million, 5,000]
n as adj
  1. the population [census, density]
  2. population [growth, control]
  3. a population explosion
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