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English definition of “drown”


verb     /draʊn/
DIE [I, T] to die because you are under water and cannot breathe , or to kill someone in this way: Two people drowned in a boating accident yesterday .Murder and attempted murderKillingDeath and dyingKillingMurder and attempted murder
COVER [T] (also drown out) If a loud noise drowns the sound of something else , it prevents that sound from being heard : His voice was drowned out by the traffic .Enclosing, surrounding and immersing
(Definition of drown verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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