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English definition of “carve”
/kɑrv/ v [I/T]
› to make something by cutting into esp. wood or stone, or to cut into the surface of stone, wood, etc.: [T] This totem pole is carved from a single tree trunk. › To carve a large piece of cooked meat is to cut thin pieces from it: [I/T] Would you like me to carve (the turkey)?