Definition Drown

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Definition

to drown: to die by being submerged in water; to flood, to saturate
verb
He was underwater for nearly a minute and we thought he had drowned, but fortunately he was saved.

Pronunciation examples
UK: We thought that he had drowned but fortunately he was saved.
US: On Saturday night I am going to drown myself in my sorrows.

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