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deracinate

de·rac·in·ate

deracinate

 
pronunciation:
dih rae sih neIt
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: deracinated, deracinates, deracinating
definition: to pull up by or as if by the roots; uproot; isolate; exile.
Jews deracinated from the Netherlands made their new home in Portugal.
similar words:
eradicate, uproot
derivation: deracination (n.)