1. (under the surface of water) 
a. submerged 
El barco chocó contra una mina sumergida y se empezó a hundir.The ship hit a submerged mine and began to sink.
b. sunken 
Encontraron un buque sumergido frente a la costa de Montevideo.A sunken ship was found off the coast of Montevideo.
2. (concentrated) 
a. deep 
No molestes a Luciana. Está sumergida en sus reflexiones.Don't disturb Luciana. She's deep in thought.
b. buried 
El científico estaba sumergido en su investigación y rara vez salía del laboratorio.The scientist was buried in his research and rarely left the laboratory.
1 (en agua) submerged; sunken
2 (ilegal) illegal; unauthorized
economía sumergida black economy; tratos sumergidos black-market deals
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