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uh prooht

  • v  move (people) forcibly from their homeland into a new and foreign environment
    The war uprooted many people
  • v  destroy completely, as if down to the roots
    the vestiges of political democracy were soon uprooted" "root out corruption
  • v  pull up by or as if by the roots
    uproot the vine that has spread all over the garden

  • Often they are summoned by adult children too busy or too distant to help parents uproot from a family home or from one level of care to another in a retirement community.
  • The battle to uproot and eliminate those networks may yet take years, but it will be waged primarily by the world's law enforcement and intelligence services.
  • The combination of these laws and human-level intelligence gathering (infiltration and interrogation of suspects) helped France successfully uproot terrorist networks in the mid .
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  • Vandals uproot middle school’s urban farm program
    Someone broke into the Palmetto school's grounds over the weekend and tore apart the agriculture compound. Hydroponic planters were crushed, green house plants were uprooted, and the farm's tilapia pool was wiped out completely.
    June 18, 2013 - FOX 5 Washington D.C.

  • Matt Bonner in 48 Minutes of Hell (blog)
    In the end, if San Antonio was going to make a fair deal and give me a long-term contract, that's what I was looking for at this point in my career,Bonner said. "To not have to uproot my family and my living situation and go back where I'm...
  • Benjamin Netanyahu in FOXNews
    There is no choice but to uproot the Iranian-backed regime in Gaza,Netanyahu said.

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