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shelve

verb [T]
 
 
/ʃelv/
to decide not to continue with a plan: [often passive] The project had to be shelved when they ran out of money.Delaying and wasting time
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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