reforest

[ree-fawr-ist, -for-]
verb (used with object)
to replant trees on (land denuded by cutting or fire).

Origin:
1880–85; re- + forest

reforestation, noun
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reafforest or reforest (ˌriːəˈfɒrɪst)
 
vb
(tr) to replant (an area that was formerly forested)
 
reforest or reforest
 
vb
 
reafforest'ation or reforest
 
n
 
reforest'ation or reforest
 
n

reforest (riːˈfɒrɪst)
 
vb
(tr) another word for reafforest

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reforest
"to restore toa wooded condition," 1881, from re- "back, again" + verb use of forest (n.).
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Example sentences
Natural reforestation is likely to continue as biotechnology makes areas used
  for logging more productive.
So you can get stuck with offsets involving reforestation projects.
Planting trees might help slightly in the short term, but reforestation is not
  a long term answer.
Take a peek at both conventional and organic pineapples and the reforestation
  process.
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