Definition of Depopulating

1. Verb. (present participle of depopulate) ¹



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Definition of Depopulating

1. depopulate [v] - See also: depopulate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Depopulating

depolymerize
depolymerized
depolymerizes
depolymerizing
depone
deponed
deponent
deponently
deponents
depones
deponing
depopulacy
depopulate
depopulated
depopulates
depopulating (current term)
depopulation
depopulations
depopulative
depopulator
depopulators
deport
deportable
deportation
deportations
deported
deportee
deportees
deporter
deporters

Literary usage of Depopulating

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1. The Family: An Ethnographical and Historical Outline with Descriptive Notes by Elsie Worthington Clews Parsons (1906)
"... religious celibacy, standing armies, depopulating wars and epidemics, lack of numerical proportion between the sexes due to economic conditions, ..."

2. The Industrial Resources, Etc., of the Southern and Western States by James Dunwoody Brownson De Bow (1852)
"... and to restrain her people from that spirit of emigration which is every day depopulating many portions of the state. Engaged, as four-fifths of her ..."

3. History of Roman Literature from Its Earliest Period to the Augustan Age by John Colin Dunlop (1827)
"introduced at Rome by Histrions, who, as already mentioned, were summoned from Etruria, in order to allay the pestilence which was depopulating the city. ..."

4. Camp-fire and Cotton-field: Southern Adventure in Time of War. Life with the by Thomas Wallace Knox (1865)
"depopulating the Border Counties.—Two Examples of Grand Strategy.—Capture of the "Little-More-Grape" Battery.—A Woman in Sorrow.—Frontier Justice. ..."

5. Barriers to the National Prosperity of Scotland: Or, An Inquiry Into Some of by Alexander Robertson, Alister R. (1853)
"As we have in last chapter inquired particularly into the effects of depopulating country districts, and sweeping the inhabitants into towns, ..."

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