population drift


: a gradual movement of people that lowers the population in one area and increases it in another

Dictionary Entries Near population drift

Cite this Entry

“Population drift.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/population%20drift. Accessed 10 Jun. 2023.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!