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desertification
American English: /dəˌzərdəfəˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/
British English: /dɛˌzəːtɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of desertification in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • The problems are global - poverty, air and water pollution, deforestation, desertification, overfishing, climate change - no country can confront these challenges alone.
    • Threatened by erosion, desertification, overgrazing and global warming, cedar forests in the Moroccan Middle Atlas Mountains are going through a hard time.
    • Mozambique has experienced recurrent drought, flooding, cyclones, water pollution, and desertification (the process by which land loses its nutrients and becomes desert).

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