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Definition of eutrophication noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



, NAmE//yuˌtrɑfəˈkeɪʃn//
, NAmE//yuˌtroʊfəˈkeɪʃn//
[uncountable] (technology)
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the process of too many plants growing on the surface of a river, lake, etc., often because chemicals that are used to help crops grow have been carried there by rain
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: eutrophication