population


population
01. If the world's [population] continues to grow at present rates, our planet will face a serious crisis in the near future.
02. North America was originally [populated] by the native people.
03. The President is very popular, and is said to have the support of over 60% of the [populace].
04. The most [populous] regions of Canada are located fairly close to the American border.
05. The [population] of the U.S. as of the year 2006 was over 298 million.
06. "The Lion King" is a typical Disney film, [populated] by a variety of happy, talking animals.
07. There is a large black [population] which has been living in parts of Nova Scotia for well over a hundred years.
08. Jacques Cousteau once remarked that [population] growth is the primary source of environmental damage.
09. George Bernard Shaw once suggested that the world is [populated] in the main by people who should not exist.
10. India's tiger [population] has approximately doubled since the 1970s, thanks to protection measures.
11. At an estimated [population] of 40 million, there are more than twice as many kangaroos as people in Australia.
12. Bangladesh is the most densely [populated] non-island region in the world.
13. A man's testicles produce 72 million sperm a day, enough in three months to [populate] the entire world.
14. Africa north of the Sahara is [populated] mainly by Arabs and Berbers.
15. Culture, in the scientific sense, is the ability to invent new behaviors that are adopted by the [population] group and are passed along to succeeding generations.

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  • population — [ pɔpylasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • populacion mil. XVIIIe; repris de l angl.; 1335 « peuplement » rare; bas lat. populatio, de populus « peuple » 1 ♦ Ensemble des personnes qui habitent un espace, une terre. La population du globe, de la France, d une ville …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • population — pop‧u‧la‧tion [ˌpɒpjˈleɪʆn ǁ ˌpɑː ] noun 1. [countable, uncountable] the number of people who live in a particular country or area: • a city with a population of over 2 million • Hong Kong s rapid growth in population 2. [countable usually… …   Financial and business terms

  • Population — Pop u*la tion, n. [L. populatio: cf. F. population.] 1. The act or process of populating; multiplication of inhabitants. [1913 Webster] 2. The whole number of people, or inhabitants, in a country, or portion of a country; as, a population of ten… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Population — steht für: fachsprachlich veraltet: Bevölkerung eine Gruppe von Individuen einer Art (Tiere und Pflanzen), die zur gleichen Zeit am selben Ort leben und sich miteinander fortpflanzen können, siehe Population (Biologie) in der Statistik für die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • population — 1570s, from L.L. populationem (5c., nom. populatio) a people, multitude, as if a noun of action from L. populus people. Population explosion is first attested 1953 …   Etymology dictionary

  • population — [päp΄yə lā′shən] n. [LL populatio] 1. a) all the people in a country, region, etc. b) the number of these c) a (specified) part of the people in a given area [the Japanese population of Hawaii] 2. a populating or being populated …   English World dictionary

  • population — population. См. популяция. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Population — (v. lat.), 1) Bevölkerung, s.d.; 2) die gesammten Einwohner eines Landes, einer Provinz od. eines Ortes. Daher Populationistik, Bevölkerungsstatistik, s. u. Bevölkerung B); Populationisten, in England Gegner des Malthus, welcher gegen die… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Population — (spätlat.), Bevölkerung …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Population — Populātion (lat.), Bevölkerung (s.d.); Populationístik, s. Bevölkerungstheorie …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Population — Population, Bevölkerung …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon