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English definition of “shelve”


verb [T] (DELAY)    /ʃelv/
to not take action on something until a later time : I've had to shelve my plans to buy a new car , because I can't afford it at the moment .Delaying and wasting time
(Definition of shelve verb (DELAY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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