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excavation

US [ˌekskəˈveɪʃ(ə)n]
UK [.ekskə'veɪʃ(ə)n]
  • n.挖掘;挖土;开凿;发掘现场
  • Web开挖;出土文物;挖方
Plural Form:excavations  
excavation
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n.
1.
[c][u]
(对古建筑或古物的)发掘,挖掘the activity of digging in the ground to look for old buildings or objects that have been buried for a long time
2.
[c][usupl]
发掘现场a place where people are digging to look for old buildings or objects
The excavations are open to the public.
发掘现场对公众开放。
3.
[u]
挖掘;开凿;挖土the act of digging, especially with a machine

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