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English definition of “drown”

drown

verb [I or T] (DIE)    /draʊn/
B2 to (cause to) die by being unable to breathe underwater: He drowned in a boating accident. Many animals were drowned by the tidal wave.Death and dyingKillingMurder and attempted murder
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