Definition of rewild in English:


Line breaks: re¦wild
Pronunciation: /riːˈwʌɪld


[with object]
Restore (an area of land) to its natural uncultivated state (used especially with reference to the reintroduction of species of wild animal that have been driven out or exterminated): talk of rewilding North America gives some people nightmares of wolves running through the streets of Chicago and of grizzlies in LA
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  • Not only did he believe in managing wilderness, he believed in rewilding degraded wilderness.
  • He was one of many who spoke on "rewilding" North America to reverse the trend towards extinction.
  • "Of course, oak is one of the things Mr. Horn wants to plant here when he rewilds."

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