unpeople

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un·peo·ple

 (ŭn-pē′pəl)
tr.v. un·peo·pled, un·peo·pling, un·peo·ples
To reduce sharply the population of (an area); depopulate.
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unpeople

(ʌnˈpiːpəl)
vb
(tr) to empty of people
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un•peo•ple

(ʌnˈpi pəl)

v.t. -pled, -pling.
to deprive of people; depopulate.
[1525–35]
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unpeople


Past participle: unpeopled
Gerund: unpeopling

Imperative
unpeople
unpeople
Present
I unpeople
you unpeople
he/she/it unpeoples
we unpeople
you unpeople
they unpeople
Preterite
I unpeopled
you unpeopled
he/she/it unpeopled
we unpeopled
you unpeopled
they unpeopled
Present Continuous
I am unpeopling
you are unpeopling
he/she/it is unpeopling
we are unpeopling
you are unpeopling
they are unpeopling
Present Perfect
I have unpeopled
you have unpeopled
he/she/it has unpeopled
we have unpeopled
you have unpeopled
they have unpeopled
Past Continuous
I was unpeopling
you were unpeopling
he/she/it was unpeopling
we were unpeopling
you were unpeopling
they were unpeopling
Past Perfect
I had unpeopled
you had unpeopled
he/she/it had unpeopled
we had unpeopled
you had unpeopled
they had unpeopled
Future
I will unpeople
you will unpeople
he/she/it will unpeople
we will unpeople
you will unpeople
they will unpeople
Future Perfect
I will have unpeopled
you will have unpeopled
he/she/it will have unpeopled
we will have unpeopled
you will have unpeopled
they will have unpeopled
Future Continuous
I will be unpeopling
you will be unpeopling
he/she/it will be unpeopling
we will be unpeopling
you will be unpeopling
they will be unpeopling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unpeopling
you have been unpeopling
he/she/it has been unpeopling
we have been unpeopling
you have been unpeopling
they have been unpeopling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unpeopling
you will have been unpeopling
he/she/it will have been unpeopling
we will have been unpeopling
you will have been unpeopling
they will have been unpeopling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unpeopling
you had been unpeopling
he/she/it had been unpeopling
we had been unpeopling
you had been unpeopling
they had been unpeopling
Conditional
I would unpeople
you would unpeople
he/she/it would unpeople
we would unpeople
you would unpeople
they would unpeople
Past Conditional
I would have unpeopled
you would have unpeopled
he/she/it would have unpeopled
we would have unpeopled
you would have unpeopled
they would have unpeopled
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
References in periodicals archive ?
More's indictment of this unpeopling of the countryside resonates powerfully today, at the end of what Eric Hobsbawm calls 'the most dramatic and far-reaching social change of the second half' of the twentieth century: the death of the global peasantry.
(4) As Lee's statement makes clear, we live in a new age of globe-girdling enclosures, one in which the unpeopling of the English countryside described by Thomas More has been magnified dramatically, as part of a process which, as will become clear, no longer affects family farmers alone.
While seeking to legitimate acts of enclosure in both England and her colonies, Locke thus also records a negative image of the suffering and struggles catalysed by this first great unpeopling.
The continuous process of unpeopling that I have been discussing has, until quite lately, been remarkably opaque to critical analysis.
The following words of Usumcasane are a brief instance: Let him bring millions infinite of men, Unpeopling Western Africa and Greece, (1 Tamburlaine, III.