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intercensal

Line breaks: inter|cen¦sal
Pronunciation: /ˌɪntəˈsɛns(ə)l
 
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Definition of intercensal in English:

adjective

Relating to the interval between two censuses.
Example sentences
  • The long-term decline in the number recorded as Church of Ireland, Presbyterian and Methodist was reversed during the last intercensal period 1991-2002.
  • Ordinarily within a 10-year intercensal period the partisan preferences of different kinds of voters change in different ways.

Words that rhyme with intercensal

pencil, stencil

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