Meaning of POPULATION in English

POPULATION

transcription, транскрипция: [ pɒpjʊleɪʃ(ə)n ]

( populations)

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.

1.

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.

N-COUNT

2.

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

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