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buryverb [T]

us   /ˈber·i/
to put a dead body into the ground: My father is buried in Kentucky.
To bury something is also to put it into the ground: Squirrels bury nuts and dig them up later to eat them.
To bury something is also to hide it or to make it difficult to find: She buried her face in her hands. The article was buried in the middle of the newspaper.
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buryverb [T]

uk   /ˈber.i/ us   /ˈber.i/
B1 to put a dead body into the ground: His father is buried in the cemetery on the hill.
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B2 to put something into a hole in the ground and cover it: The dog trotted off to bury its bone. buried treasure
usually passive to cover something or someone completely with a large quantity of something: If an avalanche strikes, skiers can be buried alive by snow.
C2 to put something in a place where it is difficult or impossible to find or see: I found the article buried (away) in the business section of the newspaper. She buried her face in her hands and began to sob.
to intentionally forget an unpleasant experience: He'd had to bury his pain over the years.
old-fashioned If someone says they buried someone, usually a close relation, they mean that the person died: She buried both her parents last year.

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