Meaning of “exhume” in the English Dictionary

"exhume" in British English

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exhumeverb [ T ]

uk /eksˈhjuːm/ us /eɡˈzuːm/ formal

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

"exhume" in American English

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exhumeverb [ T ]

us /ɪɡˈzum, ɪksˈjum/

to remove a dead body from the ground after it has been buried

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