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disinter

[ dis-in-tur ]
/ 藢d瑟s 瑟n藞t蓽r /
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verb (used with object), dis路in路terred, dis路in路ter路ring.
to take out of the place of interment; exhume; unearth.
to bring from obscurity into view: The actor's autobiography disinterred a past era.
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Origin of disinter

First recorded in 1605鈥15; dis-1 + inter

OTHER WORDS FROM disinter

dis路in路ter路ment, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for disinter

disinter
/ (藢d瑟s瑟n藞t蓽藧) /

verb -ters, -terring or -terred (tr)
to remove or dig up; exhume
to bring (a secret, hidden facts, etc) to light; expose

Derived forms of disinter

disinterment, noun
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