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grave

noun [C] uk   /ɡreɪv/ us  
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.

grave

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