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Meaning of “bury the hatchet” in the English Dictionary

"bury the hatchet" in British English

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bury the hatchet

to ​stop an ​argument and ​becomefriends 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 ​brothersfinallyburied the ​hatchet.
(Definition of bury the hatchet from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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