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unroot

[ uhn-root, -root ]
/ ʌnˈrut, -ˈrʊt /
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verb (used with object)
to uproot.
verb (used without object)
to become unrooted.
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Origin of unroot

First recorded in1400–50, unroot is from the late Middle English word unrooten.See un-2, root1
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British Dictionary definitions for unroot

unroot
/ (ʌnˈruːt) /

verb
(tr) mainly US a less common word for uproot
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