unpeople
transitive verb Date: circa 1533 depopulate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Unpeople — Un*peo ple, v. t. [1st pref. un + people.] To deprive of inhabitants; to depopulate. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unpeople — [unpē′pəl] vt. unpeopled, unpeopling to depopulate …   English World dictionary

  • unpeople — /un pee peuhl/, v.t., unpeopled, unpeopling. to deprive of people; depopulate. [1525 35; UN 2 + PEOPLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • unpeople — un·people …   English syllables

  • unpeople — un•peo•ple [[t]ʌnˈpi pəl[/t]] v. t. pled, pling to deprive of people; depopulate • Etymology: 1525–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • unpeople — /ʌnˈpipəl/ (say un peepuhl) verb (t) (unpeopled, unpeopling) 1. to deprive of people; depopulate. 2. to deprive or divest (of something). {un 2 + people} …   Australian English dictionary

  • unpeople — v. & n. v.tr. depopulate. n.pl. unpersons …   Useful english dictionary

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