overpopulation

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o·ver·pop·u·la·tion

 (ō′vər-pŏp′yə-lā′shən)
n.
Excessive population of an area to the point of overcrowding, depletion of natural resources, or environmental deterioration.

overpopulation

(ˌəʊvəˌpɒpjʊˈleɪʃən)
n
the population of an area in too large numbers
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.overpopulation - too much population
population - a group of organisms of the same species inhabiting a given area; "they hired hunters to keep down the deer population"
Translations
přelidnění

overpopulation

[ˌəʊvəpɒpjʊˈleɪʃən] Nsuperpoblación f

overpopulation

[ˌəʊvərpɒpjʊˈleɪʃən] nsurpopulation f

overpopulation

[ˌəʊvəˌpɒpjʊˈleɪʃn] nsovrappopolazione f
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A population time bomb is primed to go off across Lanarkshire - as the number of people aged over 75 is set to rocket over the next two decades.
As seen in the case of Syrian refugees who have been battering the doors of Europe, refugees can be turned into a sort of population time bomb or human waves in line with political targets.
Not only has the so-called population time bomb disappeared in Israel; in large parts of the Muslim world, fertility has fallen below the Jewish fertility rate in Israel.

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