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"unearth" in British English

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unearthverb [T]

uk   /ʌnˈɜːθ/ us   /ʌnˈɝːθ/
to discover something in the ground: Building at the site was halted after human remains were unearthed earlier this month.
to discover proof or some other information, especially after careful searching: A private detective has unearthed some fresh evidence.
(Definition of unearth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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unearthverb [T]

us   /ʌnˈɜrθ/
  • unearth verb [T] (DIG EARTH)

to find something by digging in the ground: Artifacts more than 500 years old have been unearthed at the site.
  • unearth verb [T] (DISCOVER)

to discover proof or other information, often after careful searching: Two amateur historians unearthed 570 documents with Mr. Lincoln’s signature by sifting through the files of the national archives.
(Definition of unearth from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“unearth” in American English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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