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English definition of “mine”

mine

noun [C]     /maɪn/ NATURAL RESOURCES, PRODUCTION
a place in the ground where substances such as coal, metal, and salt are removed, or the area and buildings around this place: in/down the mine 2,000 people work down the mine. a coal/salt/gold mine a mine shaft
(Definition of mine noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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