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noun burial pronunciation in American English /ˈberiəl/
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singularburial
pluralburials

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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] the process of putting a dead body into a grave in the ground at a funeral
    The family chose cremation rather than burial.
    burial rites
    a burial mound
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  2. 2
    [uncountable] the act of burying something in the ground
    the burial of toxic waste
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