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rec·la·ma·tion

 (rĕk′lə-mā′shən)
n.
1. The act or process of reclaiming.
2. A restoration, as to productivity, usefulness, or morality.

[Middle English reclamacion, from Old French reclamation, from Latin reclāmātiō, reclāmātiōn-, cry of opposition, from reclāmātus, past participle of reclāmāre, to exclaim against; see reclaim.]

reclamation

(ˌrɛkləˈmeɪʃən)
n
1. (Agriculture) the conversion of desert, marsh, or other waste land into land suitable for cultivation
2. the recovery of useful substances from waste products
3. the act of reclaiming or state of being reclaimed

rec•la•ma•tion

(ˌrɛk ləˈmeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act or process of reclaiming.
2. the state of being reclaimed.
3. the reclaiming of uncultivated areas or wastelands for productive use.
[1625–35; < Middle French < Latin reclāmātiō crying out against =reclāmā(re) (see reclaim) + -tiō -tion]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reclamation - the conversion of wasteland into land suitable for use of habitation or cultivationreclamation - the conversion of wasteland into land suitable for use of habitation or cultivation
restoration - the act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state
re-afforestation, reforestation - the restoration (replanting) of a forest that had been reduced by fire or cutting
urban renewal - the clearing and rebuilding and redevelopment of urban slums
2.reclamation - rescuing from error and returning to a rightful course; "the reclamation of delinquent children"
deliverance, rescue, saving, delivery - recovery or preservation from loss or danger; "work is the deliverance of mankind"; "a surgeon's job is the saving of lives"
3.reclamation - the recovery of useful substances from waste products
recovery, retrieval - the act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger of becoming lost)
Translations
مُطالَبَة بِحَقٍ مَفْقود، إسْتِصْلاح
reklamace
genvindingtørlægning
termõvé tétel
endurheimting
iadesini isteme

reclamation

[ˌrekləˈmeɪʃən] N
1. [of land] acción de ganarle terreno al mar o de recuperar tierras pantanosas
land reclamation scheme/projectun proyecto para ganarle terreno al mar/recuperar tierras pantanosas
2. [of materials] → recuperación f, reciclaje m

reclamation

[ˌrɛkləˈmeɪʃən] n [land] (from sea)assèchement m; (from marsh)assèchement m; (from forest)défrichement m; [polluted land] → réhabilitation f

reclamation

n
(of land)Gewinnung f; (by irrigation etc) → Kultivierung f
(= recovery: of rights, privileges) → Rückgewinnung f

reclamation

[ˌrɛkləˈmeɪʃn] n (of waste materials) → ricupero; (of land) → bonifica

reclaim

(riˈkleim) verb
1. to ask for (something one owns which has been lost, stolen etc and found by someone else). A wallet has been found and can be reclaimed at the manager's office.
2. to make (wasteland) fit for use; to get back (land) from under the sea etc by draining etc.
ˌreclaˈmation (reklə-) noun

reclamation

n. reclamación, demanda.
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