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Verb: deracinate  di'ra-su,neyt
Usage: formal
  1. Move (people) forcibly from their homeland into a new and foreign environment
    "The war deracinated many people";
    - uproot
  2. Pull up by or as if by the roots
    "deracinate the vine that has spread all over the garden";
    - uproot, extirpate [formal], root out

Derived forms: deracinated, deracinates, deracinating

Type of: displace, move

Encyclopedia: Deracinate