HyperDic: malthusian_theory

English > 1 sense of the expression Malthusian theory:
NOUNcognitionMalthusian theory, MalthusianismMalthus' theory that population increase / increase / increase would outpace increases / increases / increases in the means of subsistence
English > Malthusian theory: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningMalthus' theory that population increase / increase / increase would outpace increases / increases / increases in the means of subsistence.
SynonymMalthusianism
Broadereconomic theory(economics) a theory of commercial activities (such as the production and consumption of goods)
Spanishmalthusianismo, maltusianismo
Catalanmalthusianisme, Malthusianisme, maltusianisme

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