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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.
References in classic literature ?
He therefore -- as being in possession of the key, he might enter Rosa's chamber whenever he liked -- thought it better to wait and to take it either an hour before or after opening, and to start on the instant to Haarlem, where the tulip would be before the judges of the committee before any one else could put in a reclamation.
And in the meantime he played small hands, investing in several arid-lands reclamation projects and keeping his eyes open for the big chance when it should come along.
Upon his accession to the throne he had found the labor well nigh perfected and had turned his attention to the reclamation of Europe.
But this deception would probably not have stopped our fiery young man if the host had not reflected that the reclamation which his guest made was perfectly just.
Since 2006, ALROSA have been annually financing the land reclamation and the recovery of the habitat that was typical of the area before the start of diamond mining.
Pamalakaya is pushing for the passage of a proposed measure seeking to prevent all forms of reclamation activities in the entire Manila Bay, which was refiled by the Bayan Muna Party-list in the 18th Congress on Monday.
"Nothing is moving" in the proposed reclamation projects in the country, President Duterte said last Tuesday amid the government's moves to streamline the approval process.
The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection's Bureau of Mining Regulation and Reclamation approved a reduction in the Company's Lucerne reclamation bonding requirement from several successful environmental reclamation and restoration efforts.
(SMC) aerotropolis reclamation project directly affecting the Bulacan provincial municipalities of Obando and Bulakan, despite it being increasing felt by local fisherfolk who contribute to the second largest fish catch in the Philippines, and environmentalists who have documented the cutting of mangroves in the area as part of the reclamation work.
LOUIS, June 6, 2019/PRNewswire/--Peabody's Derek Launius was named "Reclamationist of the Year" this week by the American Society of Mining and Reclamation (ASMR) for his outstanding accomplishments in the evaluation and application of technology used in land restoration.
Peabody's Derek Launius was named "Reclamationist of the Year" by the American Society of Mining and Reclamation (ASMR) for his outstanding accomplishments in the evaluation and application of technology used in land restoration.