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adverb deep pronunciation in American English /dip/
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  1. 1
    a long way into something
    They continued deep into the forest.
  2. 2
    a long way down from the top or the surface
    men who work deep under the ground
    deep below the ocean’s surface
  3. 3
    if people or things are two deep, three deep, etc., there are two, three, etc. rows of them behind or on top of each other
    People were standing three deep at the side of the road to watch the parade.

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