Definition of fumigation in English:

fumigation

noun

  • See fumigate

    • ‘‘These fumigations are destroying our environment,’ he says, ‘because every time they fumigate fields, the peasants plant again on new land, and they're moving deeper into the jungles.’’
    • ‘The local government has tried to prevent the spread of the disease by warning people about the dangers of dengue fever, fumigation, and eliminating mosquito-breeding places.’
    • ‘The fumigation would cost as much as two months' rent.’
    • ‘To the international community the justification of the fumigations appear valid.’
    • ‘I vomited [and] had a headache after the fumigation.’

Pronunciation

fumigation

/fjuːmɪˈɡeɪʃ(ə)n/