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shelve

verb [T]  /ʃelv/ us  

shelve verb [T] (PUT ON SHELF)

to put something on a shelf or shelves: Would you shelve these books while I unpack the rest?

shelve verb [T] (DELAY)

to delay action on something: I shelved plans to buy a new car, because I can’t afford it right now.
Translations of “shelve”
in Chinese (Traditional) 延遲, 延遲處理,擱置…
in Russian прекращать…
in Turkish ertelemek, rafa kaldırmak, sümen altı etmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 推迟, 推迟处理,搁置…
in Polish odkładać (na półkę)…
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