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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of bunker.

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Examples

  • A new report Transnational Trafficking and the Rule of Law in West Africa by the UN Office for Drugs and Crime estimates that 55 million barrels of oil are stolen ( 'bunkered') each year from the Niger delta.

    Michael Watts: Nigeria at a Tipping Point

  • Everyone's just kind of bunkered down waiting for sunlight to appear.

    CNN Transcript Sep 5, 2004

  • We kind of bunkered down in a small hotel there overnight, and there were a couple more hotels in that city as well.

    CNN Transcript Sep 5, 2004

  • But everybody just kind of bunkered down, and thank God it wasn't any worse than what it was.

    CNN Transcript Aug 14, 2004

  • "bunkered" forever, and that all their training and tradition were made futile by the digging in of armies.

    Now It Can Be Told

  • "bunkered" mentality in its Australian-born leadership team in Brisbane.

    HEADLINES

  • A senior manager working on the civilian side of Benghazi's airport said he knew for certain that fighter jets were docked in working order in bunkered hangars at the airport, though he refused to say how many.

    Pro-Rebel Officers Vow Defense of Eastern Libya

  • Their courses are plenty challenging for the experts but tend to be easier for newcomers and high-handicappers to negotiate, as compared with the lusher, more heavily bunkered, penal-style courses that their elders in the competition are often known for.

    Fairway to Rio

  • Twenty years later, these theories re-emerged in comics like "Pharaon: The Ice Brain," in which spies uncover a Nazi cabal bunkered inside a Tibetan mountain, where they have built a supercomputer "to intoxicate the world and bewitch the people!"

    Tibet Goes KABOOM!

  • The 'caller' claims to have been involved in "an agenda south of the American border" and to have "bunkered up" in a

    GEORGE W SKILLING

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