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grind

verb [T] (MAKE SMALLER) (ground, ground)
 
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/ɡraɪnd/
How to pronounce grind verb (MAKE SMALLER) in British English
 
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How to pronounce grind verb (MAKE SMALLER) in American English
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(Pronunciation of grind verb (MAKE SMALLER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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