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populous

having many people; numerous; crowded
Not to be confused with:
populace – the common people; a population
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pop·u·lous

 (pŏp′yə-ləs)
adj.
Containing many people or inhabitants; having a large population.

[Middle English, from Latin populōsus, from populus, the people; see popular.]

pop′u·lous·ly adv.
pop′u·lous·ness n.
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populous

(ˈpɒpjʊləs)
adj
containing many inhabitants; abundantly populated
[C15: from Late Latin populōsus]
ˈpopulously adv
ˈpopulousness n
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pop•u•lous

(ˈpɒp yə ləs)

adj.
1. containing many residents or inhabitants; heavily populated: a populous area.
2. jammed or crowded with people.
3. forming or comprising a large number or quantity; numerous.
[1400–50; late Middle English populus < Latin populōsus. See people, -ous]
pop′u•lous•ly, adv.
pop′u•lous•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.populous - densely populated
inhabited - having inhabitants; lived in; "the inhabited regions of the earth"
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populous

adjective populated, crowded, packed, swarming, thronged, teeming, heavily populated, overpopulated Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world.
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Translations
مُزْدَحِم بالسُّكّان
lidnatý
folkerig
népes
òéttbÿll; margmennur
ľudnatý
kalabalaık

populous

[ˈpɒpjʊləs] ADJpopuloso
the most populous city in the worldla ciudad más populosa del mundo
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populous

[ˈpɒpjʊləs] adj [city] → populeux/eusepop-up book nlivre m animé (avec pliages qui s'ouvrent)pop-up menu nmenu m (qui s'affiche à l'écran sur commande)
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populous

adj countrydicht besiedelt; town, area alsomit vielen Einwohnern, einwohnerstark
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populous

[ˈpɒpjʊləs] adjpopoloso/a, densamente popolato/a
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populate

(ˈpopjuleit) verb
(usually in passive) to fill with people. That part of the world used to be populated by wandering tribes.
ˌpopuˈlation noun
the people living in a particular country, area etc. the population of London is 8 million; a rapid increase in population.
ˈpopulous adjective
full of people. a populous area.

population is singular: The population of the city increases in the summer .
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