Meaning of “bury the hatchet” in the English Dictionary

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"bury the hatchet" in British English

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bury the hatchet

to stop an argument and become friends again:

Can't you two just bury the hatchet?

(Definition of “bury the hatchet” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bury the hatchet" in American English

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bury the hatchet

to agree to end the disagreement that has divided two people or groups:

After years of fighting over who should have gotten Dad's money, my brothers finally buried the hatchet.

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