Meaning of POPULATION in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ pɒpjʊleɪʃ(ə)n ]
Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.
The population of a country or area is all the people who live in it.
Bangladesh now has a population of about 110 million.
...the annual rate of population growth.
If you refer to a particular type of population in a country or area, you are referring to all the people or animals of that type there. ( FORMAL )
...75.6 per cent of the male population over sixteen.
...the elephant populations of Tanzania and Kenya.
N-COUNT : usu supp N
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006