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Definition of Malthusian adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Malthusian

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//mælˈθjuːzɪən//
 
; NAmE NAmE//mælˈθjuːzɪən//
 
 
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related to the theory of Thomas Malthus that, since populations naturally grow faster than the supply of food, failure to control their growth leads to disaster
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Malthusian