Bedeutung von “population” — Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /ˌpɒpjəˈleɪʃən/
Extra Examples
The population of the region was swollen by refugees from across the border.The project tracks the effects of population growth on the area.A third of the population has been classified as poor.The war has uprooted nearly half the country's population.This figure only represents a segment of the population.

B1 the number of people living in a particular area:

What's the population of Brazil?
PEOPLE [ group ]

B2 all the people living in a particular area, or all the people or animals of a particular type:

a 9% rise in the prison population

(Definition von “population” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)