n. something which reduces the population

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  • Depopulator — De*pop u*la tor, n. [L., pillager.] One who depopulates; a dispeopler. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • depopulator — (ˈ)dē+ noun Etymology: Middle English, devastator, from Latin depopulator, from depopulatus + or : one that depopulates …   Useful english dictionary

  • depopulator — See depopulation. * * * …   Universalium

  • depopulator — noun A person who depopulates an area, especially one who forcibly removes people from his estate …   Wiktionary

  • depopulator — de·populator …   English syllables

  • depopulador — ► adjetivo/ sustantivo Que daña o causa estragos en campos y poblados: ■ una depopuladora epidemia asoló la zona norte del continente. * * * depopulador, a (del lat. «depopulātor, ōris») adj. y n. Devastador. * * * depopulador, ra. (Del lat.… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Dispeopler — Dis*peo pler, n. One who, or that which, dispeoples; a depopulator. Gay. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • depopulate — depopulation, n. depopulative, adj. depopulator, n. v. /dee pop yeuh layt /; adj. /dee pop yeuh lit, layt /, v., depopulated, depopulating, adj. v.t. 1. to remove or reduce the population of, as by destruction or expulsion. adj. 2. Archaic.… …   Universalium

  • depopulation — noun The act of depopulating or condition of being depopulated; the destruction or expulsion of inhabitants. See Also: depopulate, depopulative, depopulator …   Wiktionary

  • dépopulation — [ depɔpylasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • v. 1361; lat. depopulatio ♦ Action de se dépeupler, par excédent des décès sur les naissances; état d un pays dépeuplé. ⇒ dépeuplement. ⊗ CONTR. Repopulation. ● dépopulation nom féminin Processus de diminution de la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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