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forest vs re-afforest

re-afforest vs forest

forest is a noun but re-afforest is not a noun.

forest and re-afforest both are verbs.

As verbs, re-afforest is a hyponym of forest; that is, re-afforest is a word with a more specific, narrower meaning than forest:
  • forest: establish a forest on previously unforested land
  • re-afforest: reestablish a forest after clear-cutting or fire, etc.
Other hyponyms of forest include reforest.
forest (noun) re-afforest (noun)
the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
land that is covered with trees and shrubs
forest (verb) re-afforest (verb)
establish a forest on previously unforested land reestablish a forest after clear-cutting or fire, etc.

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