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Adjective: underpopulated  ,ún-du(r)'pó-pyû'ley-tid
  1. Having a lower population density than normal or desirable
    "the richly endowed but underpopulated Ivory Coast"
Verb: populate  'pó-pyu,leyt
  1. Be an inhabitant of; spend most of one's life in
    "deer are populating the woods";
    - dwell, live, inhabit
     
  2. Fill with inhabitants
    "populate the forest with deer and wild boar for hunting"
     
  3. (computing) put items into a list or database

See also: inhabited

Type of: be, fill, fill up, make full

Encyclopedia: Underpopulated

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