Adjective "reclamation" definition and examples

(Reclamation may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/rɛkləˈmeɪʃ(ə)n/

Definitions and examples

noun

The process of claiming something back or of reasserting a right.
  1. 'these memories are a conscious act of reclamation'
  2. 'the aggressive reclamation of woodlands for agricultural production'

More definitions

1. the reclaiming of desert, marshy, or submerged areas or other wasteland for cultivation or other use.

2. the act or process of reclaiming.

3. the state of being reclaimed.

4. the process or industry of deriving usable materials from waste, by-products, etc.

More examples(as adjective)

"reserves can be reclamation."