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Definition of "population growth" [population growth]

  • Increase in the number of people who inhabit a territory or state (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "population growth" in a sentence
  • "Of course total population growth is part of the problem: all you need to do is see those hockey-stick-like graphs on page xv to know that one of the big reasons that exponentially more of everything trees, minerals, fresh water, fisheries, etc. has been used up in the last fifty years is because there are exponentially more of us."
  • "With Billy Martin dead, and with zero population growth an American goal in the 21st century, could George, like a chainsaw-crazy paper mill that fails to recycle, be in danger of running out of managerial timber?"
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