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Definition of unearth verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they unearth
    he / she / it unearths
    past simple unearthed
    -ing form unearthing
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  1. 1unearth something to find something in the ground by digging to unearth buried treasures Police have unearthed a human skeleton.
  2. 2unearth something to find or discover something by chance or after searching for it I unearthed my old diaries when we moved house. The newspaper has unearthed some disturbing facts.
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