In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(number)población femininewhat is the population of Thailand? — ¿cuántos habitantes / qué población tiene Tailandia?
- the working/student population — la población activa/estudiantil
- built for a population of 5,000, the prison now houses 8,740 — la cárcel, que fue construida para 5.000 reclusos, hoy alberga a 8.740
- before noun population growth — crecimiento demográfico
- It prevents unnecessary growth in the population, and you don't have to buy anyone anything.
- On another front renewal too for the Ballina Parish Council to cope with the unprecedented growth in the parish population.
- The difference between these numbers expresses the rate of natural growth of the population per 1,000 inhabitants.
- As well as being a reader in demography at Oxford University, he has published 90 papers and eight books on the growth and movements of populations.
- The boom in our population and the rapid growth of cities are contaminating our most precious resource.
- This region inhabited by populations that depend on farming in particular and the agricultural sector in general needs its productive manpower for the promotion of this sector.
- Bringing back abortion would cut down on the growth of the population.
- After years of little or no growth, the population of Woodstock is expected to nearly double in the coming decades.
- We both know that the Maori population were the original inhabitants of the land.
- The majority of the population inhabits the interior of the republic.
- Therefore, a close relationship can be expected between the development of the shoot population and the radial growth of older stems.
- Belgrade is situated to the north of Yugoslavia and has a population of two million inhabitants.
- Indian populations inhabited Aruba prior to the European discovery.
- For that matter, the tropical islands' native populations are not all that enamored with seeing an influx of any other races, white or otherwise.
- For nearly two decades, many birders have worried about the health of migratory bird populations inhabiting the nation's forests.
- Inland populations inhabit lakes, open swamps and marshes, and rivers.
- That is not to say that the larger towns in the county have also seen a growth in the population.
- And any programme aimed at slowing the growth of the prison population, or even reversing it, must do the same.
- Perhaps 50 are inhabited, with populations ranging from one family to up to 5,000 people.
- The fastest growth in developer populations has in recent years come from the Czech Republic and Australia.
1.2(individuals)población femininemost of the country's population lives / live in abject poverty — la mayor parte de la población del país vive en la miseria más absoluta
- per head of population — per cápita
- the entire population of the town turned out to welcome them — todo el pueblo salió a darles la bienvenida
- before noun population center / (British) centre — núcleo poblado
- Such drugs are routinely employed among both human and farm animal populations.
- The trails will enable visitors to easily discover Camp Henry's wide variety of natural habitats with their diverse populations of plants and animals.
- We are increasingly impacted upon by disease generated overseas which affect our human, animal and plant populations.
- Studying how they evolve and move through human and animal populations might identify new flu reservoirs and enable the emergence of new strains to be predicted.
- Microsatellites are an important source of information about the phylogenetic relationships among human populations.
- Similar changes have occurred in the human and animal populations of other Asian countries, creating an incredible mixing vessel for viruses.
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