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uproot meaning and definition

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Definition of uproot (verb)

  1. move (people) forcibly from their homeland into a new and foreign environment
    • "The war uprooted many people"
    • synonyms: deracinate
  2. destroy completely, as if down to the roots
  3. pull up by or as if by the roots
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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