Translation of "uproot" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uprootverb [ T ]

uk /ʌpˈruːt/ us /ʌpˈruːt/

uproot verb [ T ] (PLANT)

to pull a plant including its roots out of the ground

Hundreds of mature trees were uprooted in the storm. 数百棵大树在风暴中被连根拔起。

uproot verb [ T ] (PERSON)

to remove a person from their home or usual environment

The war has uprooted nearly two thirds of the country's population. 战争使这个国家近三分之二的人口背井离乡。

(Translation of “uproot” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)