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disafforest

Line breaks: dis|af¦for¦est
Pronunciation: /ˌdɪsəˈfɒrɪst/

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Definition of disafforest in English:

verb

[with object]
1 another term for deforest.
2 English Law , historical Reduce (a district) from the legal status of forest to that of ordinary land: in 1878 what remained of the forest of Essex was disafforested

Origin

late Middle English (in sense 2): from Anglo-Latin disafforestare.

Derivatives

disafforestation

1
Pronunciation: /-ˈsteɪʃ(ə)n/
noun

disafforestment

2
noun

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