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1quarry/ˈkwori/noun
1quarry
/ˈkwori/
noun
Learner's definition of QUARRY  
[singular]
: an animal or person that is being hunted or chased
— compare 2quarry
2quarry/ˈkwori/noun
pluralquarries
2quarry
/ˈkwori/
noun
pluralquarries
Learner's definition of QUARRY  
[count]
: a place where large amounts of stone are dug out of the ground
— compare 1quarry
3quarry/ˈkwori/verb
quarriesquarriedquarrying
3quarry
/ˈkwori/
verb
quarriesquarriedquarrying
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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