denude

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See also: dénude and dénudé

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French dénuder, from Latin denudare, from de + nūdus ‎(bare).

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  • IPA(key): /dɪˈnjuːd/
  • Hyphenation: de‧nude

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denude ‎(third-person singular simple present denudes, present participle denuding, simple past and past participle denuded)

  1. To divest of all covering; to make bare or naked; to strip.
    He denuded himself of his clothes.
    Widespread deforestation has led to lands being denuded.

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