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uprootverb [T]

 us   /ʌpˈrut/
  • uproot verb [T] (PULL)

to ​pull a ​plantincludingitsroots out of the ​ground
  • uproot verb [T] (REMOVE)

to ​remove someone from his or her ​home or ​usualsurroundings: He had been with the ​team six ​years and didn't ​wish to uproot his ​family to ​play in a different ​city.
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