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Meaning of “mine” - Learner’s Dictionary

mine

verb     /maɪn/
DIG [I, T] to dig out of the ground minerals such as coal, metals, and valuable stones: Tin was mined in this area for hundreds of years. He made his fortune mining for gold and diamonds.Mining and quarryingDigging
BOMB [T] to put mines (= bombs) in the ground or water: The southern coast was heavily mined during the war.Bombs and missiles
(Definition of mine verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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