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population  


      n  
1    sometimes functioning as pl   all the persons inhabiting a country, city, or other specified place  
2    the number of such inhabitants  
3    sometimes functioning as pl   all the people of a particular race or class in a specific area  
the Chinese population of San Francisco     
4    the act or process of providing a place with inhabitants; colonization  
5      (Ecology)   a group of individuals of the same species inhabiting a given area  
6      (Astronomy)   either of two main groups of stars classified according to age and location. Population I consists of hot white stars, many occurring in galactic clusters and forming the arms of spiral galaxies. Stars of population II are older, the brightest being red giants, and are found in the centre of spiral and elliptical galaxies in globular clusters  
7      (Also called)    universe     (Statistics)   the entire finite or infinite aggregate of individuals or items from which samples are drawn  


optimum population  
      n     (Economics)   a population that is sufficiently large to provide an adequate workforce with minimal unemployment  
population control  
      n   a policy of attempting to limit the growth in numbers of a population, esp. in poor or densely populated parts of the world, by programmes of contraception or sterilization  
population explosion  
      n   a rapid increase in the size of a population caused by such factors as a sudden decline in infant mortality or an increase in life expectancy  
population pyramid  
      n   a pyramid-shaped diagram illustrating the age distribution of a population: the youngest are represented by a rectangle at the base, the oldest by one at the apex  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
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n.
A rotten apple is a member of a group, or a single element in a set of things, that is bad and likely to corrupt the other people or things in the group
Allusion to the expression "One bad apple spoils the barrel"
n.
the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group
n.
a group to vote for as a whole, not by individuals.
a term used on voting ballots
n.
n 1 a hatch of eggs laid by a particular bird or laid in a single nest 2 a brood of chickens 3 Informal a group, bunch, or cluster vb 4 tr to hatch (chickens)
v.
[subj: poiicemen] to herd [demonstrators] into a compact group in order to control their movements
n.
police crowd management technique that consists of herding people into a compact group. AKA corralling
n.
competitive set: a group of other brands offering a similar product or service, to the same consumers
n.
a group of people who decide to meet and make purchases at a local business. The aim is both to support it and to meet up with the community.
Inspired by the phenomenon of flash mobs, which refers to groups of people mobilized by social media to perform entertaining or unusual acts in public, such as choreographies
vi.
When a large group of competing corporations hope to use the government to protect or enhance their interests.
Economic Term.
exp.
expression used to describe an attempt to organize a difficult or unpredictable situation; trying to coordinate a group of people who tend to act chaotically
[Bus.] E.g: Some say that managing a team is herding cats.
n.
(#BD) In humanocracy, a revocable delegate member of a group of 25 delegators, chosen and controlled by them. 25 basis delegates can choose a council delegate.
Anarchists in Spain have chosen basis delegates in 1936. Similar delegates have been chosen during many struggles of the people : shop stewards in UK, revocable delegates in Italy during the 70th.
n.
(#CD) In humanocracy, a revocable delegate member of a group of 25 basis delegates, chosen and controlled by them. 25 council delegates can choose a deputy-delegate.
n.
Materialistic concept neonewtonist. In its measures, this variation of length of traveled route (by unit of time) by a group of photons ( φ is the initial of photons) - the light signal - is equal to what is collectively called " radial velocity". It distinguishes itself from it in its gnoseology.
Phys. Concept before 2007 The redshift indicates the phi-speed of a star. But do not give the immediate knowledge of its absolute speed.
n.
set of words and word groups together with their definition, translation, grammar category or usage examples, and which can be searched through an index or a search engine
n.
government by revocable delegates chosen and controlled by groups of 25 delegators. Revocable delegates designated the higher levels : basis delegate, council delegate, deputy-delegate, national delegate, international delegate, and world delegate.

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