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shelve

verb uk   /ʃelv/ us  

shelve verb (DELAY)

[T] to not take action on something until a later time: I've had to shelve my plans to buy a new car, because I can't afford it at the moment.

shelve verb (SHELF)

[T] to put something onto shelves, or to fix shelves somewhere

shelve verb (SLOPE)

[I] specialized geology When a surface such as the bottom of the sea shelves, it slopes down gradually: The sea bed shelves gently for several hundred metres.
Traducciones de “shelve”
en chino (tradicionál) 延遲, 延遲處理,擱置…
en ruso прекращать…
en turco ertelemek, rafa kaldırmak, sümen altı etmek…
en chino (simplificado) 推迟, 推迟处理,搁置…
en polaco odkładać (na półkę)…
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