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Excavate Definition

(verb)

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find by digging in the ground

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(verb)

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recover through digging


Examples

Schliemann excavated Troy

excavate gold

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(verb)

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remove the inner part or the core of


Examples

the mining company wants to excavate the hillside

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(verb)

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form by hollowing


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Carnegie had a lake excavated for Princeton University's rowing team

excavate a cavity