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verb uproot pronunciation in British English /ʌpˈruːt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyuproot
he/she/ituproots
present participleuprooting
past tenseuprooted
past participleuprooted
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    [intransitive/transitive] to leave the place where you live and go to live somewhere else, especially when you do not want to leave, or to make someone do this

    50,000 refugees had been uprooted and were seeking shelter elsewhere.

    Don was unwilling to uproot from his home in California.

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