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"denude" in British English

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denudeverb [T]

uk   /dɪˈnjuːd/  us   /-ˈnuːd/
to ​remove the ​covering of something, ​especiallyland: The ​countryside has been denuded by ​war. Drought and ​years of ​heavygrazing by ​sheep have ​completely denuded the ​hills ofgrass. to ​remove a ​valuablepossession or ​quality: Any ​furthercuts in the country's ​armedforces would ​leaveits defencesdangerously denuded.
(Definition of denude from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “denude”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(尤指土地)裸露,使光秃, 夺走,夺去…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(尤指土地)裸露,使光禿, 奪走,奪去…
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