neo-Malthusian

adjective
neo-Mal·​thu·​sian | \ ˌnē-ō-mal-ˈthü-zhən How to pronounce neo-Malthusian (audio) , -mȯl-, -ˈthyü-\

Definition of neo-Malthusian

: advocating control of population growth (as by contraception)

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neo-Malthusian noun
neo-Malthusianism \ ˌnē-​ō-​mal-​ˈthü-​zhə-​ˌni-​zəm How to pronounce neo-Malthusianism (audio) , -​mȯl-​ , -​ˈthyü-​ \ noun

First Known Use of neo-Malthusian

1879, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for neo-Malthusian

neo- + malthusian

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