Definition of rewild in English:


Syllabification: re·wild
Pronunciation: /rēˈwīld


[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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