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exhume

verb [T] uk   /eksˈhjuːm/  us   /eɡˈzuːm/ formal
to remove a dead body from the ground after it has been buried
exhumation
noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˌeks.hjuːˈmeɪ.ʃən/
Translations of “exhume”
in Vietnamese khai quật…
in Spanish exhumar, desenterrar…
in Thai ขุดศพ, ขุดค้น…
in Malaysian menggali…
in French exhumer…
in German exhumieren, ans Tageslicht bringen…
in Chinese (Traditional) (從墳墓中)掘出(屍體)…
in Indonesian menggali dari kuburan…
in Chinese (Simplified) (从坟墓中)掘出(尸体)…
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