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shelf

noun   /ʃelf/ ( plural shelves /ʃelvz/)
A2 a board used to put things on, often attached to a wall estante kitchen shelves
(Definition of shelf from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

shelf

noun /ʃelf/ ( plural shelves /ʃelvz/)
a board for laying things on estante There are shelves on the kitchen walls I’m thinking of putting up a set of shelves in he study.
a rock surface shaped like a shelf, especially on a mountain or under water. plataforma
shelve /ʃelv/ verb
to put aside, usually for consideration, completion etc later quedar arrinconado The project has been shelved for the moment.
to put up shelves in. poner en el estante/estantería
(of land) to slope gradually formar declive The land shelves towards the sea.
on the shelf
(of an unmarried woman) no longer likely to attract a man enough for him to want to marry her quedarse para vestir santos She didn’t want to be left on the shelf.
(Definition of shelf from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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