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English definition of “afforest”

afforest

verb [T]     /əˈfɒr.ɪst/ US  /-ˈfɔːr.əst/
to plant trees on an area of land in order to make a forestForestry afforestation     /æfˌɒr.ɪˈsteɪ.ʃən/ US  /əˌfɔːr.ə-/ noun [U] Forestry
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