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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Official figures showing Scotland's ageing population timebomb is getting worse and Brexit is about to turn off the tap of crucial new immigrants.
He hopes to attract up to 8,000 skilled foreign workers to Scotland in a bid to reverse the nation's population timebomb.
These factors, coupled with the population timebomb of lengthening lifespans and a drop in the birthrate, are having a dramatic effect on the happy - or not, as the case may be - retirement prospects of millions of people.

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