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what does the word population mean?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    pop·u·la·tion /ˌpɒpyəˈleɪʃən/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciation[pop-yuh-ley-shuhn] Pronunciation Key - Show IPA Pronunciation

    –noun 1. the total number of persons inhabiting a country, city, or any district or area.

    2. the body of inhabitants of a place: The population of the city opposes the addition of fluorides to the drinking water.

    3. the number or body of inhabitants of a particular race or class in a place: the native population; the working-class population.

    4. Statistics. any finite or infinite aggregation of individuals, not necessarily animate, subject to a statistical study.

    5. Ecology. a. the assemblage of a specific type of organism living in a given area.

    b. all the individuals of one species in a given area.

    6. the act or process of populating: Population of the interior was hampered by dense jungles.

    Source(s): when all else fails ... dictionary.com
  • Gail
    Lv 4
    5 years ago

    I dont think the bible is against sex. Several occasions the words "Be fruitful and multiply" are written. The bible is against adultery for many good reasons, one possibly population control and disease control. If everybody waited until they were married before having sex and only had sex with one person, none of the STD diseases that are abundant today would have had a chance to exist.

  • 1 decade ago

    In ecology, it refers to the members of a particular species in a community.

    In anthropology, it refers to the number of people inhabiting a certain political or physical designation.

  • 1 decade ago

    The number of people in a paciticular area. Town, country, county etc.

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  • 1 decade ago

    how many people live in ta world you idiot

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