English version

exhume in Death topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishexhumeex‧hume /ɪɡˈzjuːm, eksˈhjuːm $ ɪɡˈzuːm, ɪkˈsjuːm/ verb [transitive]  formalMHMX to remove a dead body from the ground, especially in order to check the cause of death syn dig upexhumation /ˌekshjʊˈmeɪʃən $ ˌekshjʊ-, ˌeɡzjʊ-/ noun [countable, uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
exhumeIn particular, I was stimulated to exhume a cutting from the Daily Telegraph of 23 October 1980.They relented when it was explained that the alternative was to exhume the bodies of other relatives.