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Definition of disinter verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they disinter
    he / she / it disinters
    past simple disinterred
    -ing form disinterring
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  1. 1disinter something to dig up something, especially a dead body, from the ground opposite inter
  2. 2disinter something (from something) to find something that has been hidden or lost for a long time
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: disinter