adj(before n) /ˈʌndərgraʊnd; ˈʌndəgraʊnd/
- 1.1 (under the earth) bajo tierraMore example sentences1.2 (in, into hiding) they were forced underground se vieron obligados a pasar a la clandestinidad the party continued to operate underground el partido siguió funcionando clandestinamente or en la clandestinidad to go underground pasar a la clandestinidad
- Rescue operations can be lengthy and often members spend hours underground and on the surface in cold and wet conditions.
- It develops its root system for about ten years underground before it surfaces.
- The tunnelling will take place so deep underground that nobody will hear it on the surface.
nu c /ˈʌndərgraʊnd; ˈʌndəgraʊnd/
- 1 (also)(Underground)(BrE) [Transp] metro (m), subterráneo (m) (RPl) to go on the underground o by underground viajar or ir* en metro or (RPl) subterráneoMore example sentences
- The Undergrounds were packed like canned sardines.
- In Camden Town, I'll meet you by the Underground.
- I then got the Underground and the train to Westcliff.
- 2 2.1 (secret organization) movimiento (m) clandestino; (Resistance) Resistencia (f) 2.2 (subculture) underground (m)More example sentences
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- The mad collision of cultures and styles found in these tracks represents the alternative underground's resistance to that conservatism.
- There is a world of information being shared digitally however in the latest revolutionary attempt by the artistic and literary underground.
- The California underground has long been a breeding ground for forward-thinking hip-hop.
- She got involved in the socialist underground, producing leaflets and intervening in strikes.
- Activists are aiming to build on the general feeling over the issue to get support across the underground for the dispute.
- The solidarity of the underground was deeper than the fear of secret police my countrymen shared.