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verb [transitive] uproot pronunciation in American English /ʌpˈrut/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyuproot
he/she/ituproots
present participleuprooting
past tenseuprooted
past participleuprooted
  1. 2
    to force someone out of the place where they live

    50,000 refugees have been uprooted by the war.

    Floods in the area have uprooted dozens of families.

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