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population explosion

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Definition of population explosion in English:

noun

A sudden, large increase in the size of a population.
Example sentences
  • The population explosion and increased human activities are posing serious threats to the ecosystem and the backwaters are no exception.
  • It will not stop the population explosion in Egypt, increase innovation in Morocco or reduce arms spending in Algeria.
  • When we continue, I'll be talking with two experts about the population explosion and its potentially devastating impact on our environment and our flag.

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