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populous

From Wiktionary

You might be confusing the word populous with populace. These words are commonly misused.

Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
populous

Comparative
more populous

Superlative
most populous

  1. When something is populous, it means that there is a large population.
    China is the most populous country in the world.
  2. When a language is populous, it is spoken by many people.
  3. A populous place is a place where many people live in it, a place that is densely populated.