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English definition of “shape”

shape

verb [T]     /ʃeɪp/
INFLUENCE to influence the way that something develops: [often passive] Their attitudes were shaped during the war.Affecting and influencing
MAKE A SHAPE to make something become a particular shape: Combine the meat and egg and shape the mixture into small balls.Patterns and shapes
(Definition of shape verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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