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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theydredge up
he/she/itdredges up
present participledredging up
past tensedredged up
past participledredged up
  1. 1
    to manage to remember something that you learned or knew long ago
  2. 2
    to tell people about something that someone did in the past that they would prefer to keep secret

    Details of his previous affairs were dredged up by the media.

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the act or practice of telling the future using random items such as playing cards

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