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Definitions and Synonyms of reclamation | Another word for reclamation | What is reclamation?

Definition 1: rescuing from error and returning to a rightful course - [noun denoting act]

Samples where reclamation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the reclamation of delinquent children

Synonyms for reclamation in the sense of this definition

(reclamation is a kind of ...) recovery or preservation from loss or danger

"work is the deliverance of mankind" "a surgeon's job is the saving of lives"

Definition 2: the conversion of wasteland into land suitable for use of habitation or cultivation - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for reclamation in the sense of this definition

(reclamation is a kind of ...) the act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state

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

(... is a kind of reclamation ) the clearing and rebuilding and redevelopment of urban slums

Definition 3: the recovery of useful substances from waste products - [noun denoting act]

(reclamation is a kind of ...) the act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger of becoming lost)

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