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English definition of “drown”

drown

verb [T] (COVER)    /draʊn/
to cover or be covered , especially with a liquid : A whole valley was drowned when the river was dammed .disapproving He drowned his food in/with tomato sauce .Enclosing, surrounding and immersing
(Definition of drown verb (COVER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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