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Definición de “shelve” en inglés

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.
(Definition of shelve from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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