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One entry found for excavate.
Main Entry: ex·ca·vate
Pronunciation: primarystressek-skschwa-secondarystressvamacrt
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): -vat·ed; -vat·ing
1 : to hollow out : form a hole in <excavate the side of a hill>
2 : to make by hollowing out <excavate a tunnel>
3 : to dig out and remove <excavate sand>
4 : to uncover by digging away covering earth <excavate an ancient city>
- ex·ca·va·tor /-secondarystressvamacrt-schwar/ noun

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