[ uhn-der-pop-yuh-ley-tid ]
/ ˌʌn dərˈpɒp yəˌleɪ tɪd /
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having a population lower than is normal or desirable.
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British Dictionary definitions for underpopulated
/ (ˌʌndəˈpɒpjʊˌleɪtɪd) /
having a low population rate
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