Meaning of “reclamation” in the English Dictionary

"reclamation" in Business English

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reclamationnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌrekləˈmeɪʃən/ us ENVIRONMENT

the activity of making land that is under water or is in poor condition suitable for farming or building on:

a land reclamation project
On closing the mines they hired a forestry expert 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)