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un·der·pop·u·lat·ed

 (ŭn′dər-pŏp′yə-lā′tĭd)
adj.
Lacking the normal or required population density.

un′der·pop·u·la′tion n.

underpopulated

(ˌʌndəˈpɒpjʊˌleɪtɪd)
adj
having a low population rate
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.underpopulated - having a lower population density than normal or desirableunderpopulated - having a lower population density than normal or desirable; "the richly endowed but underpopulated Ivory Coast"
inhabited - having inhabitants; lived in; "the inhabited regions of the earth"
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underpopulated

[ˈʌndəˈpɒpjʊleɪtɪd] ADJpoco poblado, con baja densidad de población

underpopulated

[ˌʌndərˈpɒpjʊleɪtɪd] adjsous-peuplé(e)

underpopulated

[ˌʌndəˈpɒpjʊˌleɪtɪd] adjscarsamente popolato/a, sottopopolato/a
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