Translation of "deforestation" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /diːˌfɒr.ɪˈsteɪ.ʃən/ us /-ˌfɔːr-/

the cutting down of trees in a large area, or the destruction of forests by people

Deforestation is destroying large areas of tropical rain forest.
deforest verb uk /ˌdiːˈfɒr.ɪst/ us /-ˈfɔːr-/

(Translation of “deforestation” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /(British ) diˌforiˈsteiʃən; (American) diˌfoːriˈsteiʃən, diˌforiˈsteiʃən/

the process of cutting down or burning all the trees in a forested area

deforestation in the Amazon rainforest.

(Translation of “deforestation” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)