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adverb underground pronunciation in British English /ˌʌndə(r)ˈɡraʊnd/

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  1. 1
    below the surface of the ground

    miners who work all day underground

    Many species of beetle live underground.

  2. 2
    in or to a secret place away from the police or other authorities

    Left-wing activists were driven underground after the coup.

    go underground:

    The police became suspicious and he had to go underground.


a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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