deforest deforest  /dɪ ˈfɔ rəst/

Definition(s):

  • (v) remove the trees from

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Brazil has remarkably strict environmental laws--in the Amazon, landholders are permitted to deforest only 20% of their property--but there's not much law enforcement.
  2. When we pollute and deforest and make a mess of the ecological web, we're taking out mortgages on the Earth that we can't pay back and those loans will come due.

News

  1. Early lead for McClintock

    It would be easy to get intimidated with golfers like Jake DeForest and Nick Myhre hitting off the tees.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Bismarck Tribune

  2. McClintock has lead at NDGA boys junior golf championship

    BISMARCK - It would be easy to get intimidated with golfers like Jake DeForest and Nick Myhre hitting off the tees.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Fargo Forum

  3. Titles for DeForest, Century

    HANKINSON — Jake DeForest was determined to end his North Dakota high school golf career a winner, and he wasn’t going to do it by playing it safe.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: The Bismarck Tribune

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