bonification

noun
bon·​i·​fi·​ca·​tion | \ ˌbänəfə̇ˈkāshən \
plural -s

Definition of bonification

: betterment of housing conditions and farming practices in a particular area (such as a malarial area)

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History and Etymology for bonification

French, from Medieval Latin bonificatus (past participle of bonificare to ameliorate, from Latin boni-—from bonus good—+ ficare, from facere to do, make) + French -ion

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“Bonification.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bonification. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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