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English definition of “reforest”

reforest

verb [T]     /ˌriːˈfɒr.ɪst/ US  /-ˈfɔːr-/ (UK also reafforest)
to plant trees on an area of land that has become empty or spoiledForestry reforestation     /ˌriː.fɒr.ɪˈsteɪ.ʃən/ US  /-fɔːr.ɪ-/ noun [U] (UK also reafforestation /ˌriː.əˌfɒr.ɪˈsteɪ.ʃən/ US  /-ˌfɔːr.ɪ-/)
(Definition of reforest verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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