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dive

verb (IN WATER)    /daɪv/ (past tense dived or US also dove, past participle dived)
B1 to jump into water, especially with your head and arms going in first, or to move down under the water: Look at those children diving for oysters over there! They ran to the pool, dived in, and swam to the other side. Mark dived off the bridge into the river. The submarine dived just in time to avoid the enemy attack. → See also nosedive nounSwimming B1 [I] to swim underwater, usually with breathing equipmentSwimming
(Definition of dive verb (IN WATER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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