1. afforestation

noun. the conversion of bare or cultivated land into forest (originally for the purpose of hunting).

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2. re-afforestation

noun. the restoration (replanting) of a forest that had been reduced by fire or cutting.


  • reforestation
  • renewal
  • rehabilitation

Sentences with afforestation

1. Noun, singular or mass
In the U.K. for example, afforestation is taking place in several areas to counter the loss of many ancient forests.