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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