Meaning of DESERTIFICATION in English

DESERTIFICATION

də̇ˌzərd.əfə̇ˈkāshən noun

( -s )

Etymology: desert (I) + -ification (as in saponification )

: the process of becoming arid land or desert (as from land mismanagement or climate change)

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