populace vs populous : Common Errors in English

About populace vs populous

The population of a country may be referred to as its populace, but acrowded country is populous.

populace Meaning(s)

  • (n) people in general considered as a whole

populous Meaning(s)

  • (s) densely populated

populace in News

  1. Iowa sees surge in Asian populace, Hispanic growth remains strong

    Iowa’s Asian population is growing at a faster clip than any other racial or ethnic group, and new U.S. Census Bureau numbers reveal that people who identify as Asian now comprise 2 percent of the state’s populace.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Gazette

  2. More Americans Say Snowden is a Patriot, Not a Traitor

    Following the poll earlier this week that found Americans weren't too bothered by the NSA spying on them, a new survey from Reuters sought to learn how the populace at large feels about the "traitor vs. hero" debate over Edward Snowden.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: New York Magazine

  3. Louisville 10,000 college degrees closer to 50,000 degree goal

    One year ago, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer challenged the city of Louisville to increase the number of college degrees earned by its populace by 55,000 before 2020.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: FOX 41 Louisville

populous in News

  1. California Lawmakers Set to Pass $96 Billion Brown Budget

    California lawmakers are set to send a $96.3 billion budget to Governor Jerry Brown with spending tempered by his restrained revenue estimate, even as higher taxes have given the most-populous U.S. state a surplus for the first time in almost a decade.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Bloomberg

  2. Home prices in Cook County show uptick

    But a third of Chicago-area homes with a mortgage are still underwater Home values in Illinois' most populous county are improving, but the gains may be smaller than would-be sellers are expecting.        
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Chicago Tribune

  3. Gender-Neutral Bathrooms to be Required in Multnomah County Buildings of Oregon

    Oregons most populous county is requiring that gender-neutral bathrooms be included whenever a county-owned building is constructed or remodeled, a move to accommodate transgender employees and visitors.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Gayapolis

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