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  1. depopulate

    • IPA[diːˈpɒpjʊleɪt]

    英式

    • v.
      substantially reduce the population of (an area)
    • verb: depopulate, 3rd person present: depopulates, gerund or present participle: depopulating, past tense: depopulated, past participle: depopulated

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. substantially reduce the population of (an area) the disease could depopulate a town the size of Bournemouth
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    • IPA[dēˈpäpyəˌlāt]

    美式

    • v.
      substantially reduce the population of (an area): the disease could depopulate a city the size of New Haven

    Oxford American Dictionary