Meaning of EXCAVATION in English

EXCAVATION

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ archaeological

▪ recent

recent ~s of underground burial chambers

▪ extensive

VERB + EXCAVATION

▪ carry out , conduct , do

Further ~s at the site are now being carried out.

EXCAVATION + VERB

▪ reveal sth , uncover sth , unearth sth

Excavations of the site have revealed an Iron Age settlement.

▪ take place

The ~s took place between 1925 and 1939.

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