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English definition of “population”

population

noun [C/U]    /ˌpɑp·jəˈleɪ·ʃən/ (abbreviation pop.)
all the people living in a particular country, area, or place: [U] What is the population of Toronto (= how many people live there)? biology Population is also used to refer to all the living things of a particular type or group who live in a particular area or environment.
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