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Syllabification: re·for·est
Pronunciation: /rēˈfôrəst, -ˈfärəst

Definition of reforest in English:


[with object]
Replant with trees; cover again with forest: a project to reforest the country’s coastal areas
More example sentences
  • The Global ReLeaf campaign aims to plant 300,000 hillside trees and 3,000 street trees to reforest denuded slopes in and around the city.
  • The WWRC set a goal of planting 1,000 trees to help reforest the community.
  • Some of those trees will reforest a site at Sikhote-Alin Reserve in the Far East that suffers from yearly wildfires.



Pronunciation: /rēˌfôrəˈstāSHən, -ˈfärə-/
Example sentences
  • Increased harvesting of trees at high elevations has led to a greater demand for yellow cedar stock for reforestation.
  • Despite efforts to control the flow of lumber, reforestation of Douglas fir forests in this period were generally not successful.
  • And Chinese larch is a favorite for reforestation in Scotland where forest cover was lost centuries ago to sheep farming.

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