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pop·u·la·tion

population

 
 
pronunciation:
pap y leI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the people who live in an area, considered as a group.
The population was told to prepare for a hurricane.
similar words:
inhabitants, residents
definition 2: the total number of people living in a country, city, or other area.
New York City has a population of more than eight million.
similar words:
country
derivation: populational (adj.)
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The word population contains the following part:
popul Latin root that means the people