Definition of bury the hatchet in English:

bury the hatchet

  • End a quarrel or conflict and become friendly.
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    • If the two countries were to bury the hatchet, there is no limit to what they can accomplish together.
    • There is much to be learned from this tradition of symbolically burying the hatchet at the end of a long hard campaign.
    • Two of the principal players in the annual Antiques Week in New Hampshire have buried the hatchet and are smoking the peace pipe.
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