noun see Malthusian

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  • Malthusianism — refers primarily to ideas derived from the political/economic thought of Reverend Thomas Robert Malthus, as laid out initially in his 1798 writings, An Essay on the Principle of Population, which describes how unchecked population growth is… …   Wikipedia

  • malthusianism — MALTHUSIANÍSM s.n. Teorie potrivit căreia populaţia globului ar creşte în progresie geometrică, în timp ce mijloacele de existenţă cresc în progresie aritmetică. [pr.: tu si a ] – Din fr. malthusianisme. Trimis de claudia, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX… …   Dicționar Român

  • Malthusianism — Mal*thu sian*ism, n. The system of Malthusian doctrines relating to population. See {Malthusian}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Malthusianism — See Malthusian. * * * …   Universalium

  • Malthusianism — noun The viewpoint that population will always grow faster than the food supply that it needs to survive and prosper …   Wiktionary

  • Malthusianism — Mal·thu·sian·ism .iz əm n the doctrines of Malthus esp. with respect to the difference between the rates of increase of a population and its food supply and to the long term effects of this difference on the population …   Medical dictionary

  • malthusianísm — s. n. (sil. si a ) [ thu pron. tu ] …   Romanian orthography

  • malthusianism — n. theories and teachings of Thomas Malthus (English priest and economist that supported population control)mæl θuːʒənɪzm / θjuːzɪən …   English contemporary dictionary

  • malthusianism — mal·thu·sian·ism …   English syllables

  • Malthusianism — noun Malthus theory that population increase would outpace increases in the means of subsistence • Syn: ↑Malthusian theory • Hypernyms: ↑economic theory …   Useful english dictionary

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