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deforestation

noun [U] 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 [T] uk   /ˌdiːˈfɒr.ɪst/ us    /-ˈfɔːr-/
Translations of “deforestation”
in Spanish Deforestación…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大面積砍伐森林, 人為毀林…
in Russian вырубка леса…
in Turkish ağaçtan arındırma, ormansızlaştırma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大面积砍伐森林, 人为毁林…
in Polish deforestacja…
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