excavar

excavar(
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kah
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to make an excavation)
a. to excavate
La excavadora empezará a excavar las zanjas el lunes.The digger will start excavating the foundation on Monday.
b. to dig
El perro excavó un hoyo en el jardín para esconder un hueso.The dog dug a hole in the garden to hide its bone.
2. (to unearth)
a. to excavate
Los arqueólogos excavaron las antiguas ruinas y desenterraron numerosos tesoros.The archaeologists excavated the ancient ruins and unearthed numerous treasures.
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excavar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (cavar)
a. to dig
2. (en arqueología)
a. to excavate
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excavar
transitive verb
1 (Construcción) to dig; dig out; excavate (formal)
excava su madriguera en la tierra it digs its hole in the earth
2 (Arqueología) to excavate
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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