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Meaning of “carve” - Learner’s Dictionary

carve

verb [I, T]     /kɑːv/
SHAPE to make an object, a shape, or a pattern by cutting wood, stone, etc: The statue was carved out of stone. They had carved their initials into the tree.SculptureCutting and stabbing
MEAT to cut a large piece of cooked meat into smaller piecesCutting and stabbingPreparing foodPreparing food using heat
carve (out) a niche/career/role, etc for yourself to be successful in a particular job or activitySucceeding, achieving and fulfilling
(Definition of carve from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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