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deforest definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: remove the trees from; "The landscape was deforested by the enemy attacks" [syn: deforest, disforest, disafforest]

Merriam Webster's

transitive verb see deforestation

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.tr. clear of forests or trees. Derivatives: deforestation n.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Deforest De*for"est, v. t. To clear of forests; to disforest. --U. S. Agric. Reports.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(deforests, deforesting, deforested) If an area is deforested, all the trees there are cut down or destroyed. 400,000 square kilometres of the Amazon basin have already been deforested. VERB: usu passive, be V-ed deforestation ...the ecological crisis of deforestation.



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