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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
excavate /'ekskəveit/
  • ngoại động từ
    • đào
      • to excavate a hole: đào một cái hố
      • to excavate a tunnel: đào một đường hầm
      • to excavate the soil: đào đất
    • khai quật
Concise Dictionary
+lay bare through digging
+find by digging in the ground
+form by hollowing
+remove the inner part or the core of

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 dig (out or up), hollow or gouge (out), scoop out, burrow or cut (out):
They are excavating a great hole in the centre of the site.
2 unearth, uncover, expose, clear, lay bare, dig up, disinter, bring up, exhume:
A large part of Pompeii has been excavated.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ verb [VN]
1 to dig in the ground to look for old buildings or objects that have been buried for a long time; to find sth by digging in this way: The site has been excavated by archaeologists. + pottery and weapons excavated from the burial site
2 (formal) to make a hole, etc. in the ground by digging: The body was discovered when builders excavated the area.
Collocation Dictionary


completely, fully
The area has not yet been fully excavated.
| extensively | partially, partly | carefully


Pottery has been excavated from the site.

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