Examples of depopulate in a Sentence
Large areas of the country had been depopulated by disease.
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The approvals are part of the state’s ongoing program to depopulate Citizens, which is intended to be an insurer of last resort for property owners unable to find affordable insurance on the private market.
Chemical weapons experts say the Syrian government has used its supplies of toxic agents primarily to depopulate civilian areas and strike fear into those who remain there.
As the Plains later depopulated and American cities, then suburbs, swelled, the Senate became even more unrepresentative.
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