Meaning of “burial” in the English Dictionary

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"burial" in British English

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burialnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈber.i.əl/ us /ˈber.i.əl/

C2 the act of putting a dead body into the ground, or the ceremony connected with this:

We went back to Ireland for my uncle's burial.
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(Definition of “burial” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"burial" in American English

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burialnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈber·i·əl/

the act of putting a dead body into the ground, or the ceremony performed when this is done:

[ C ] We went back to Minnesota for my uncle’s burial.

(Definition of “burial” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)