Deforestation

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Definition

deforestation: the cutting down of trees in a large area
noun

Examples

  • "It isn't just wine lovers who are left with an unpleasant taste in the mouth: environmentalists claim that the falling demand for cork is leading to large-scale deforestation."
  • "I went to rent a video from the store the other day, and they didn't have the movie I wanted to see: a documentary on deforestation."

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