depopulate Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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depopulateverb [T]

uk   /ˌdiːˈpɒp.jʊ.leɪt/  us   /-ˈpɑː.pjə-/
to ​cause a ​country or ​area to have fewer ​peopleliving in it: The ​region was depopulated by ​disease/​famine/​war.
noun [U] uk   /diːˌpɒp.jʊˈleɪ.ʃən/  us   /-ˌpɑː.pjə-/
rural depopulation/depopulation of the ​ruralareas
(Definition of depopulate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “depopulate”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使人口减少,使居民减少…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使人口減少,使居民減少…
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