census


Definition: Meaning of, census in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈsɛnsəs /

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census censuses
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  1. an official process of counting a country's population and finding out about the people
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  2. an official process of counting something for government planning
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census used in phrases

  • Bureau of the Census (noun)
    1. the bureau of the Commerce Department responsible for taking the census; provides demographic information and analyses about the population of the United States
  • Census Bureau (noun)
    1. the bureau of the Commerce Department responsible for taking the census; provides demographic information and analyses about the population of the United States
  • census taker (noun)
    1. someone who collects census data by visiting individual homes
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