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Translation of "shelf" - English-Spanish dictionary

shelf

noun /ʃelf/ ( plural shelves /ʃelvz/)
a board for laying things on estante There are shelves on the kitchen walls I’m thinking of putting up a set of shelves in he study. a rock surface shaped like a shelf, especially on a mountain or under water. plataforma shelve /ʃelv/ verb to put aside, usually for consideration, completion etc later quedar arrinconado The project has been shelved for the moment. to put up shelves in. poner en el estante/estantería (of land) to slope gradually formar declive The land shelves towards the sea. on the shelf (of an unmarried woman) no longer likely to attract a man enough for him to want to marry her quedarse para vestir santos She didn’t want to be left on the shelf.
(Definition of shelf from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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