dewater

/diˈwɔtə/ (say dee'wawtuh)

verb (t)
to drain, permanently or temporarily, water flowing over or groundwater underneath (a wet area of land), as for agriculture, construction, etc.
dewatering, noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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