Reforestation - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˌrifɒrəˈsteɪʃən|
Brit.  |ri:ˌfɒrɪˈsteɪʃən|

noun

- the restoration (replanting) of a forest that had been reduced by fire or cutting (syn: re-afforestation)

Examples

the fire's worst scars were effaceable by a comprehensive program of reforestation

Word forms

noun
I/you/we/they: reforest
he/she/it: reforests
present participle: reforesting
past tense: reforested
past participle: reforested
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