To pull out by the roots; uproot.(verb-transitive)
To displace from one's native or accustomed environment.(verb-transitive)
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Use "deracinate" in a sentence
"Matt Yglesias makes some telling points, but we'll merely linger on the word deracinate for a moment."
"(F) Creating a mandatory “America Serves” community-service program to indoctrinate and deracinate young European Americans"
"He felt compelled to surgically deracinate himself, altering his nose, his lips, his hair."