Definition of 'dredge'
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We need to get the rivers dredged. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Forget expensive river dredging and flood defences. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Dredge with flour and shake off any excess. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The plan to ship the coal downstream was scuppered by difficulties in dredging the river and environmental concerns from the government. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They haven't dredged the rivers in years. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Why else did we go further than the European habitats directive with our laws on dredging in harbours? Times, Sunday Times (2016)I have not seen any dredging in the area for many years. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We should also remember that only durable objects have survived, and most of them in burials and dredged from rivers and other wet places. BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003) Rivers were dredged regularly. The Sun (2015)At school, the only game I played was when they dredged the bottom of the barrel. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A new lock has been built to tame tidal parts of the network and the channels dredged to allow big barges to come in from the Thames. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'dredge'
British English: dredge VERB
When people dredge a harbour, river, or other area of water, they remove mud and unwanted material from the bottom with a special machine in order to make it deeper or to look for something.
Police have spent weeks dredging the lake but have not found his body.
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