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afforestation

af·for·est·a·tion / əˌfôrəˈstāshən; əˌfär-/ • v. [tr.] the conversion (of land) into forest, esp. for commercial use. DERIVATIVES: af·for·est / əˈfôrist; əˈfär-/ v.

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afforestation

afforestation
1. The establishment of forest by natural succession or by the planting of trees on land where they did not grow formerly.

2. Historically, the act of defining an area of land that henceforth would become subject to forest laws.

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afforestation

afforestation
1. The establishment of forest by natural succession or by the planting of trees on land where they did not grow formerly.

2. Historically, the act of defining an area of land that henceforth would become subject to forest laws.

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