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 Dictionary entry overview: What does deforestation mean? 

  The noun DEFORESTATION has 2 senses:

1. the state of being clear of trees
2. the removal of trees

  Familiarity information: DEFORESTATION used as a noun is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1deforestation [BACK TO TOP]


The state of being clear of trees

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("deforestation" is a kind of...):

environmental condition (the state of the environment)

Sense 2deforestation [BACK TO TOP]


The removal of trees

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


disforestation; deforestation

Hypernyms ("deforestation" is a kind of...):

baring; denudation; husking; stripping; uncovering (the removal of covering)

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