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mine

pronoun uk   us   /maɪn/
A2 the one(s) belonging to or connected with me: "Whose bag is this?" "It's mine." Your son is the same age as mine. She's an old friend of mine. Mine is the silver car, the convertible.
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mine

noun [C] uk   us   /maɪn/

mine noun [C] (HOLE)

B2 a hole or system of holes in the ground where substances such as coal, metal, and salt are removed: a coal/salt/gold mine a mine shaft My grandfather used to work in (UK also down) the mines.
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mine noun [C] (BOMB)

a type of bomb put below the earth or in the sea that explodes when vehicles, ships, or people go over it: He was killed when his tank ran over a mine. The US forces were clearing the surrounding area of mines.
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mine

verb uk   us   /maɪn/

mine verb (DIG)

[I or T] to dig coal or another substance out of the ground: They're mining for salt. They mine a lot of copper around these parts.

mine verb (BOMB)

[T often passive] to place or hide mines in an area of land or sea: The desert was heavily mined.

mine

determiner uk   us   /maɪn/ old use
used in the past instead of "my" before nouns that begin with a vowel or h : mine eyes mine host
(Definition of mine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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