Translation of populate in Spanish:
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- poblar* densely populated densamente poblado sparsely populated con poca densidad de poblaciónExample sentences
- The city is densely populated with the second highest number of people per hectare in the whole of the south-east.
- The crash site is densely populated with lots of small homes.
- Pretty soon the place was populated with everybody from gypsies to prime ministers to people with turbans running around - it was indeed an Orson party.
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