a quantity or statistical measure that, for a given population, is fixed and that is used as the value of a variable in some general distribution or frequency function to make it descriptive of that population:
The mean and variance of a population are population parameters.
noun, Ecology. 1. the force exerted by a growing population upon its environment, resulting in dispersal or reduction of the population.
noun, Sociology. 1. a graph showing the distribution of a population by sex, age, etc. noun 1. a pyramid-shaped diagram illustrating the age distribution of a population: the youngest are represented by a rectangle at the base, the oldest by one at the apex
[sah-loo s paw-poo-lee soo-prey-mah leks es-toh; English sey-luh s pop-yuh-lahy-soo-pree-muh leks es-toh] /ˈsɑ lʊs ˈpɔ pʊˌli suˈpreɪ mɑ lɛks ˈɛs toʊ; English ˈseɪ ləs ˈpɒp yəˌlaɪ sʊˈpri mə lɛks ˈɛs toʊ/ Latin. 1. let the welfare of the people be the supreme law: a motto of Missouri. [wohks poh-poo-lee wohks de-ee; English voks pop-yuh-lahy voks […]
[pop-yuh-list] /ˈpɒp yə lɪst/ noun 1. a member of the People’s party. 2. (lowercase) a supporter or adherent of populism. adjective 3. Also, Populistic. of or relating to the People’s party. 4. Also, populistic. (lowercase) of, relating to, or characteristic of populism or its adherents. /ˈpɒpjʊlɪst/ adjective 1. appealing to the interests or prejudices of […]