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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The removal of trees; The state of being clear of trees.

Usage examples (25)
  • And deforestation is really bad in most places on the planet.
  • Actually, deforestation is when people clear land permanently -- for farming, development, grazing, etc.
  • All things considered, the most significant current driver of deforestation is the expansion of beef industry.
  • Mexico has moved into first place worldwide in deforestation - 2.5 million acres of forest are lost every year. for more
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