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di pop yuh lay shuh

  • n  the condition of having reduced numbers of inhabitants (or no inhabitants at all)

  • CHRISTINE SCHENK, a Cleveland-area nun, denouncing a spate of church closures due to depopulation and financial strains 'Somebody had to get a little lucky with him.
  • Instead it fuels the expansion of industrial megafarms and the depopulation of rural America.
  • PTI Boston Correspondent Philip Taubman took a trip down East recently to explore a special kind of depopulation problem.
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  • Politics Counts: How Detroit Is Different
    When you step back and look at the numbers, it becomes clear that Detroit is different. The mix of depopulation, economic shifts and racial problems that hit Detroit combined to create an unmatched set of trials – or at least unmatched for a city of its size and scale.
    Aug. 2, 2013 - Wall Street Journal Blogs

  • Henry Kissinger in Dissident Voice
    Depopulation should be the highest priority of foreign policy towards the third world,Kissinger said, "because the US economy will require large and increasing amounts of minerals from abroad, especially from less developed countries."
  • Trevor Sargent in Ireland Online
    I consider it is my duty to become a president in order to put an end to the policy of depopulation of the country, to embark on developing the production and let people earn their living at home, remaining together with their families and... Serafim Urechean Информационное агентство Infotag Jan 22, 2009 26568 35390 depopulation There has been a halt in rural depopulation and we are seeing more and more people moving to the countryside," said party leader Trevor Sargent. "This population shift, however, has been driven more by the cost of living, including the cost...

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