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English definition of “denude”

denude

verb [T] uk   /dɪˈnjuːd/ us    /-ˈnuːd/
to remove the covering of something, especially land: The countryside has been denuded by war. Drought and years of heavy grazing by sheep have completely denuded the hills of grass. to remove a valuable possession or quality: Any further cuts in the country's armed forces would leave its defences dangerously denuded.
(Definition of denude from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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