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revegetate

[ree-vej-i-teyt] /riˈvɛdʒ ɪˌteɪt/
verb (used with object), revegetated, revegetating.
1.
to cause vegetation to grow again on:
to revegetate eroded lands.
verb (used without object), revegetated, revegetating.
2.
to grow again, as plants.
Origin of revegetate
1760-1770
First recorded in 1760-70; re- + vegetate
Related forms
revegetation, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for revegetate

revegetate

/riːˈvɛdʒɪˌteɪt/
verb
1.
(intransitive) (of plants) to grow again and produce new tissue, esp to produce new growth on bare ground
Derived Forms
revegetation, noun
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