antidesertification

adjective
an·​ti·​de·​sert·​i·​fi·​ca·​tion | \ ˌan-tē-di-ˌzər-tə-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce antidesertification (audio) , ˌan-tī- \

Definition of antidesertification

: intended to prevent or reduce desertification Somalia has launched a vigorous antidesertification drive that includes a ban on cutting firewood.— Philip Elmer-Dewitt

First Known Use of antidesertification

1977, in the meaning defined above

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Cite this Entry

“Antidesertification.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antidesertification. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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