reclamation Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"reclamation" in British English

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reclamationnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌrek.ləˈmeɪ.ʃən/ formal
the ​attempt to make ​landsuitable for ​building or ​farming the ​treatment of ​wastematerials to get ​usefulmaterials from them
(Definition of reclamation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"reclamation" in Business English

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reclamationnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌrekləˈmeɪʃən/ ENVIRONMENT
the ​activity of making ​land that is under water or is in ​poorcondition suitable for ​farming or ​building on: a land reclamationproject On ​closing the ​mines they ​hired a ​forestryexpert to ​improve their reclamation ​plan.
the ​activity of getting useful ​materials from ​waste: Experts at the ​conference will ​address topics such as water reclamation and ​reuse.
(Definition of reclamation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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