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de·mog·ra·phy

 (dĭ-mŏg′rə-fē)
n.
The study of the characteristics of human populations, such as size, growth, density, distribution, and vital statistics.

[French démographie : Greek dēmos, people; see dā- in Indo-European roots + French -graphie, writing (from Greek -graphiā, -graphy).]

de·mog′ra·pher n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.demographer - a scientist who studies the growth and density of populations and their vital statistics
sociologist - a social scientist who studies the institutions and development of human society
Translations

demographer

[dɪˈmɒgrəfəʳ] Ndemógrafo/a m/f

demographer

[dɪˈmɒgrəfər] n (= person) → démographe mf

demographer

nDemograf(in) m(f)

demographer

[dɪˈmɒgrəfəʳ] ndemografo/a
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