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grave

noun [C] uk   us   /ɡreɪv/
B1 a place in the ground where a dead person is buried: a mass grave an unmarked grave a grave digger He visits his mother's grave every Sunday.
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grave

adjective uk   us   /ɡreɪv/
seriously bad: a grave situation
gravely
adverb uk   us   /ˈɡreɪv.li/
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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