census


census
noun
ADJECTIVE
complete
federal, government, national, official, state
decennial
population
VERB + CENSUS
carry out (esp. BrE), conduct, perform (esp. AmE), take

A national census is taken every ten years.

CENSUS + VERB
find, indicate, report, reveal, show
count, list
CENSUS + NOUN
data, figures, records, report (esp. AmE), results, statistics
form, questionnaire, return
tract (AmE)
bureau (AmE)
taker (esp. AmE)
PREPOSITION
in a/the census

the questions asked in the census


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