Translation of population in Spanish:

population

población, n.

Pronunciation: /ˌpɑpjəˈleɪʃ(ə)n//pɒpjʊˈleɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

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    • 1.1(number)

      población feminine
      what 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
      • Therefore, a close relationship can be expected between the development of the shoot population and the radial growth of older stems.
      • Bringing back abortion would cut down on the growth of the population.
      • Inland populations inhabit lakes, open swamps and marshes, and rivers.
      • And any programme aimed at slowing the growth of the prison population, or even reversing it, must do the same.
      • That is not to say that the larger towns in the county have also seen a growth in the population.
      • The majority of the population inhabits the interior of the republic.
      • Indian populations inhabited Aruba prior to the European discovery.
      • The difference between these numbers expresses the rate of natural growth of the population per 1,000 inhabitants.
      • For that matter, the tropical islands' native populations are not all that enamored with seeing an influx of any other races, white or otherwise.
      • 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.
      • The fastest growth in developer populations has in recent years come from the Czech Republic and Australia.
      • Belgrade is situated to the north of Yugoslavia and has a population of two million inhabitants.
      • 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 boom in our population and the rapid growth of cities are contaminating our most precious resource.
      • On another front renewal too for the Ballina Parish Council to cope with the unprecedented growth in the parish population.
      • Perhaps 50 are inhabited, with populations ranging from one family to up to 5,000 people.
      • For nearly two decades, many birders have worried about the health of migratory bird populations inhabiting the nation's forests.
      • It prevents unnecessary growth in the population, and you don't have to buy anyone anything.
      • 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.

    • 1.2(individuals)

      población feminine
      most 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 / centre núcleo poblado
      • 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.
      • Such drugs are routinely employed among both human and farm animal populations.
      • Similar changes have occurred in the human and animal populations of other Asian countries, creating an incredible mixing vessel for viruses.
      • 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.

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    (settling)
    población feminine