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grave

noun [C]  us   /ɡreɪv/

grave noun [C] (BURYING PLACE)

a place where a dead person or dead people are buried, esp. when under the ground and marked by a stone

grave

adjective [-er/-est only]  us   /ɡreɪv/

grave adjective [-er/-est only] (SERIOUS)

urgent and very bad; serious: It was the gravest political crisis of his career.
gravely
adverb  us   /ˈɡreɪv·li/
She is gravely ill.
Translations of “grave”
in Arabic قَبْر…
in Korean 무덤…
in Malaysian kubur…
in French tombe…
in Turkish mezar, kabir…
in Italian tomba…
in Chinese (Traditional) 墳墓, 墓穴, 埋葬處…
in Russian могила…
in Polish grób…
in Vietnamese huyệt, mộ…
in Spanish tumba…
in Portuguese sepultura…
in Thai หลุมศพ…
in German das Grab…
in Catalan tomba…
in Japanese 墓…
in Indonesian makam…
in Chinese (Simplified) 坟墓, 墓穴, 埋葬处…
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