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submergeverb

uk   /səbˈmɜːdʒ/  us   /səbˈmɝːdʒ/
[I or T] to go below or make something go below the surface of the sea or a river or lake: The submarine submerged when enemy planes were sighted. She was taken to hospital after being submerged in an icy river for 45 minutes.
[T] literary to cover or hide something completely: She has submerged her identity in the role of photographer's wife and muse.
submersion
noun [U] uk   /səbˈmɜː.ʃən/  us   /səbˈmɝː.ʒən/
The fruit was preserved by submersion in alcohol.
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submergeverb [I/T]

 us   /səbˈmɜrdʒ/
to go below the surface of an area of water: [T] Take a normal breath and completely submerge yourself. [I] Seals exhale so they can submerge more easily.
(Definition of submerge from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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