Translation of recolonize in Spanish:


recolonizar, v.

Pronunciation /riˈkɑləˌnaɪz//riːˈkɒlənʌɪz/

transitive verb

  • 1

    volver a colonizar
    • After each volcanic eruption, the volcanic texture of the ash would have been obliterated when the swamp plants recolonized the ash, turning it into soil.
    • Results of the recolonization experiment hinted that corridors may potentially influence the rate at which certain insect species recolonize grassland fragments.
    • The drive to recolonise Africa is also reviving old colonial-era regions.
    • About 15,000 years ago, they began to recolonize all temperate areas and some species have only recently reached their modern range limits.
    • Elsewhere in North America during the past two decades, the raven has recolonized portions of its former range and increased in abundance.
    • It is morally wrong for western powers to recolonise territory in this way, and their soldiers should refuse to engage in a war of recolonisation.
    • Beavers can rapidly colonize excellent habitat or recolonize habitat where beavers have been removed.
    • Finally, mangrove vegetation recolonized the area and the overlying soil developed.
    • Wood can also provide scratching posts for wombats and protects seeds and seedlings of other plants, which can then recolonise an area.
    • On land, the evidence for a dramatic increase in fern species just above the boundary suggests the presence of wildfires, for ferns are usually the first plants to recolonize an area devastated in this fashion.
    • Areas cleared of rhododendrons will be recolonised with plants such as bluebells, wood sorrel and honeysuckle.
    • He has spent the past few years among a strange subculture of hunters and outdoorsmen who truly believe, contrary to the stance of state and federal wildlife managers, that cougars have begun to recolonize the East.
    • Many species of birds are also recolonising Handa.
    • Some sturgeon survive in the rivers of the Northeast, where they have recolonized the Hudson.
    • When sites are recolonized, populations are founded by a very limited number of genotypes.
    • It was subsequently recolonized by animals and plants in an evolutionary process that has been watched quite carefully.
    • Following this protection, otters from 11 populations gradually recovered and recolonized their former range in southwest Alaska and some other portions of their historic range.
    • When the settlers moved to Pennsylvania and Ohio, the birds could still live in Kentucky or Arkansas - and might even start recolonizing the forests that returned to the farmed-out regions of New England.
    • The British troops were seen, rightly as it turned out, to be the advance guard of a Dutch attempt to recolonise Indonesia.
    • This week he looks at the aftermath of the Ice Age, which saw the land recolonised by flora and fauna.