bonification

noun bon·i·fi·ca·tion \ ˌbänəfə̇ˈkāshən \

Definition of bonification

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

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Origin and Etymology of 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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