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Definition of rewilding noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

rewilding

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈwaɪldɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈwaɪldɪŋ//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the practice of helping large areas of land to return to their natural state There is a proposal for the rewilding of the islands. Rewilding represents a desire to return to the state in which humans existed before the advent of civilization.
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