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shelve

verb [T]
 
 
/ʃelv/
to decide to stop working on a plan, idea, etc. until a later time: Financial problems have forced the company to shelve their expansion plans. Public pressure led to a decision to shelve the project.
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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