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[ree-soil] /riˈsɔɪl/
verb (used with object)
to replace topsoil, especially that lost by erosion.
Origin of resoil
1585-95; re- + soil1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • We need to regrade, resoil and revegetate the landscape expeditiously.
  • The pond will be periodically cleaned out using an excavator and the extracted fines used to resoil the mine site.
  • Often dogs mistake the scent of ammonia-based cleaners for urine and will resoil the area.

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