unpeople

[ uhn-pee-puhl ]
/ ʌnˈpi pəl /

verb (used with object), un·peo·pled, un·peo·pling.

to deprive of people; depopulate.

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Origin of unpeople

First recorded in 1525–35; un-2 + people
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British Dictionary definitions for unpeople

unpeople
/ (ʌnˈpiːpəl) /

verb

(tr) to empty of people
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