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POPULATION EXPLOSION

The notable increase in world population, resulting from improved medical care of the young and old. The term is commonly used as an argument in favor of contraception as the most effective way to prevent overpopulation.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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