shave sth off sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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shave sth off sth

(also shave sth by sth)
phrasal verb with shave uk   us   /ʃeɪv/ verb [I or T]
to ​reduce something by the ​statedamount: The new high ​speedtrains will ​shave 25 ​minutes off the ​journeytime. Our ​prices have been ​shaved by five ​percent!
(Definition of shave sth off sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shave sth off sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 将…减少(特定之量)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 將…減少(特定之量)…
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