The act of deracinating; uprooting

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  • Deracination — De*rac i*na tion, n. The act of pulling up by the roots; eradication. [R.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deracination — index evulsion Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • deracination — noun see deracinate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • deracination — See deracinate. * * * …   Universalium

  • deracination — n. uprooting, exiling a person from his culture and natural environment, extermination …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deracination — de·rac·i·na·tion …   English syllables

  • deracination — noun 1. to move something from its natural environment • Syn: ↑displacement • Derivationally related forms: ↑deracinate • Hypernyms: ↑movement 2. the act of pulling up or out; uprooting; cutting off from existence …   Useful english dictionary

  • deracinate — deracination, n. /di ras euh nayt /, v.t., deracinated, deracinating. 1. to pull up by the roots; uproot; extirpate; eradicate. 2. to isolate or alienate (a person) from a native or customary culture or environment. [1590 1600; < F déracin(er)… …   Universalium

  • excision — noun 1. the act of banishing a member of a church from the communion of believers and the privileges of the church; cutting a person off from a religious society • Syn: ↑excommunication • Derivationally related forms: ↑excommunicate (for:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • extirpation — noun 1. surgical removal of a body part or tissue • Syn: ↑ablation, ↑cutting out, ↑excision • Derivationally related forms: ↑excise (for: ↑excision), ↑extirpate, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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