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quarrynoun

uk   /ˈkwɒr.i/  us   /ˈkwɔːr.i/
  • quarry noun (HOLE)

[C] a ​largeartificialhole in the ​ground where ​stone, ​sand, etc. is ​dug for use as ​buildingmaterial: a ​granite/​limestone/​marble/​slate quarry
  • quarry noun (IN HUNTING)

[S] a ​person or ​animal being ​hunted or ​looked for: The ​dogspursuedtheir quarry into an ​emptywarehouse.

quarryverb [T]

uk   /ˈkwɒr.i/  us   /ˈkwɔːr.i/
to ​digstone, etc. from a quarry
(Definition of quarry from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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quarrynoun

 us   /ˈkwɑr·i, ˈkwɔr·i/
  • quarry noun (PLACE)

[C] a ​largehole in the ​ground that ​workersdig in ​order to use the ​stone and ​sand for ​buildingmaterial
  • quarry noun (PERSON/ANIMAL)

[U] a ​person, ​animal, or ​group being ​hunted or ​looked for: Using ​videocameras can be ​tricky for researchers ​trying to ​blend in with ​their quarry .

quarryverb [T]

 us   /ˈkwɑr·i, ˈkwɔr·i/
  • quarry verb [T] (DIG)

to ​digstone and ​sand from a quarry: The ​graylimestone in this ​area was ​once quarried for use in ​bridges and ​buildings.
(Definition of quarry from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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quarrynoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈkwɒri/
PRODUCTION, NATURAL RESOURCES a ​place where stone, sand, etc. is dug out of the ​ground for use as ​buildingmaterial: a granite/limestone/marble quarry His father ​worked in a limestone quarry. a rock/stone/slate quarry

quarryverb [I or T]

uk   us   /ˈkwɒri/
PRODUCTION, NATURAL RESOURCES to dig stone, etc. from a quarry: The ​mining and quarrying ​sector as a whole is expected to ​grow by 6.8% this ​year.
(Definition of quarry from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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