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Spanish translation of “shelf”

shelf

noun /ʃelf/ (plural shelves /ʃelvz/)
a board for laying things on There are shelves on the kitchen walls. a rock surface shaped like a shelf, especially on a mountain or under water. 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. (of land) to slope gradually 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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