Definition of 'excavate'
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We find them, wrapped in plastic binliners, we excavate their limbs from shallow graves where the foxes have started our work for DEATH AND TRANSFIGURATION (1988)
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Used Occasionally. excavate is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'excavate'
British English: excavate VERB
When archaeologists or other people excavate a piece of land, they remove earth carefully from it and look for things such as pots, bones, or buildings that are buried there, in order to discover information about the past.
A new expedition is excavating the site in annual summer digs.
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