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English definition of “shape”

shape

verb [T] (FORM)    /ʃeɪp/
to make something become a particular shape: The skirt has been shaped so that it hangs loosely. When you've made the dough, shape it into two loaves.Patterns and shapes formal to make an object from a physical substance: Early humans shaped tools out of stone.Creating and producingInventing, designing and innovation
(Definition of shape verb (FORM) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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