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English definition of “populate”

populate

verb
 
 
/ˈpɒpjəleɪt/
be populated If an area is populated by people or animals, they live in that area: The countryside is densely/sparsely populated (= there are many/few people). The forest was populated by rare and colourful birds.Environmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectors
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