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English definition of “engrave”

engrave

verb [T] uk   /ɪnˈɡreɪv/ us  
to cut words, pictures, or patterns into the surface of metal, stone, etc.: The jeweller skilfully engraved the initials on the ring. The bracelet was engraved with his name and date of birth.
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