Malthusianism

Definitions of Malthusianism
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n Malthus' theory that population increase would outpace increases in the means of subsistence

Synonyms:
Malthusian theory
Type of:
economic theory
(economics) a theory of commercial activities (such as the production and consumption of goods)

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