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af·for·est

 (ə-fôr′ĭst, ə-fŏr′-)
tr.v. af·for·est·ed, af·for·est·ing, af·for·ests
To convert (open land) into a forest by planting trees or their seeds.

[Medieval Latin afforēstāre : Latin ad-, ad- + Medieval Latin forēstāre (from forēsta, forest; see forest).]

af·for′es·ta′tion n.

afforest

(əˈfɒrɪst)
vb
(Forestry) (tr) to plant trees on; convert into forested land
[C15: from Medieval Latin afforestāre, from forestis forest]
afˌforestˈation n

af•for•est

(əˈfɔr ɪst, əˈfɒr-)

v.t. -est•ed, -est•ing.
to convert (bare or cultivated land) into forest.
[1495–1505; < Medieval Latin afforestāre= Latin af- af- + -forestāre, v. derivative of Late Latin forestis forest]
af•for`est•a′tion, n.

afforest


Past participle: afforested
Gerund: afforesting

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
I afforested
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Present Continuous
I am afforesting
you are afforesting
he/she/it is afforesting
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Present Perfect
I have afforested
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Past Continuous
I was afforesting
you were afforesting
he/she/it was afforesting
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Past Perfect
I had afforested
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Future
I will afforest
you will afforest
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Future Perfect
I will have afforested
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Future Continuous
I will be afforesting
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been afforesting
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been afforesting
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he/she/it will have been afforesting
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you will have been afforesting
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been afforesting
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we had been afforesting
you had been afforesting
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Conditional
I would afforest
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he/she/it would afforest
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Past Conditional
I would have afforested
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.afforest - establish a forest on previously unforested landafforest - establish a forest on previously unforested land; "afforest the mountains"
plant, set - put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground; "Let's plant flowers in the garden"
re-afforest - reestablish a forest after clear-cutting or fire, etc.; "re-afforest the area that was burned during the fighting"
reforest - forest anew; "After the fire, they reforested the mountain"
Translations

afforest

[æˈfɒrɪst] VTpoblar de árboles, poblar con árboles

afforest

vtaufforsten