Definition of repeople in English:

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Pronunciation: /rēˈpēpəl/ Pronunciation: /ˈrē-/


[with object]
Repopulate (a place).
Example sentences
  • What Young sees in Sites Unseen, Shimon Attie's European installations between 1991 and 1996, is a deliberate attempt to repeople a decimated landscape.
  • The birth summons up, for a moment at least, Hightower's hopeful imagining of how Lena will repeople the earth from the very site of destruction and death, the aptly named Old Burden Place.
  • Recent research has been repeopling the past by paying particular attention to the practices of those people as manifest in the archaeological record.

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Syllabification: re·peo·ple

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