quarry

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1 quarry /ˈkwori/ noun
1 quarry
/ˈkwori/
noun
Learner's definition of QUARRY
[singular]
: an animal or person that is being hunted or chased
compare 2quarry
2 quarry /ˈkwori/ noun
plural quarries
2 quarry
/ˈkwori/
noun
plural quarries
Learner's definition of QUARRY
[count]
: a place where large amounts of stone are dug out of the ground
compare 1quarry
3 quarry /ˈkwori/ verb
quarries; quarried; quarrying
3 quarry
/ˈkwori/
verb
quarries; quarried; quarrying
Learner's definition of QUARRY
: to dig or take (stone or other materials) from a quarry
[+ object]
often used as (be) quarried
[no object]
[+ object] : to make a quarry in (a place) usually used as (be) quarried

— quarrying

/ˈkworijɪŋ/ noun [noncount]
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