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English definition of “bury”

bury

verb [T]    /ˈber·i/
to put a dead body into the ground: My father is buried in Kentucky. To bury something is also to put it into the ground: Squirrels bury nuts and dig them up later to eat them. To bury something is also to hide it or to make it difficult to find: She buried her face in her hands. The article was buried in the middle of the newspaper.
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