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shave

verb [I or T] uk   /ʃeɪv/ us  
B1 to remove hair from the body, especially a man's face, by cutting it close to the skin with a razor, so that the skin feels smooth: John has to shave twice a day. I always shave my legs in the bath. Do you shave under your arms? When my dad shaved his beard (off), he looked ten years younger.

shave

noun [C] uk   /ʃeɪv/ us  
the act of shaving, especially a man's face: I need a shave. He washed and had a shave.
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