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verb [intransitive] delve pronunciation in British English /delv/
Word Forms
present tense
present participledelving
past tensedelved
past participledelved
  1. 1
    to look for information by searching through something thoroughly
    This biography delves deep into the artist’s private life.
  2. 2
    to search for something in a bag, pocket etc
    Frank delved into his pocket and brought out a few coins.


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