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verb locate pronunciation in British English /ləʊˈkeɪt/
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present tense
present participlelocating
past tenselocated
past participlelocated
  1. 1
    [transitive] to find out the exact place where someone or something is

    Engineers are still trying to locate the fault.

  2. 2
    [transitive] to establish something in a particular place

    The company wants to locate the factory on land near the railway.

    1. a.
      [intransitive] to become established in a particular place


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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