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unearth

verb [T]  us   /ʌnˈɜrθ/

unearth verb [T] (DIG EARTH)

to find something by digging in the ground: Artifacts more than 500 years old have been unearthed at the site.

unearth verb [T] (DISCOVER)

to discover proof or other information, often after careful searching: Two amateur historians unearthed 570 documents with Mr. Lincoln’s signature by sifting through the files of the national archives.
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