Neo-Malthusianism
Neo-Malthusian Ne`o-Mal*thu"sian, a. Designating, or pertaining to, a group of modern economists who hold to the Malthusianism doctrine that permanent betterment of the general standard of living is impossible without decrease of competition by limitation of the number of births. -- {Ne`o-Mal*thu"sian}, {Ne`o-Mal*thu"sian*ism}, n. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Neo-Malthusian — Ne o Mal*thu sian, a. Designating, or pertaining to, a group of modern economists who hold to the Malthusianism doctrine that permanent betterment of the general standard of living is impossible without decrease of competition by limitation of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Neo-Malthusian — Ne o Mal*thu sian, a. Designating, or pertaining to, a group of modern economists who hold to the Malthusianism doctrine that permanent betterment of the general standard of living is impossible without decrease of competition by limitation of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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