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shelve

US [ʃelv]
UK [ʃelv]
  • v.搁置;把…放在架子(或搁板)上;倾斜;成斜坡
  • Web束之高阁;解雇;不予考虑
Simple Present:shelves  Present Participle:shelving  Past Tense:shelved  
shelve
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v.
1.
[t]
~ sth
搁置,停止(计划)to decide not to continue with a plan, either for a short time or permanently
The government has shelved the idea until at least next year.
政府决定把这个想法先放一放,至少推迟到明年再说。
2.
[t]
~ sth
把…放在架子(或搁板)上to put books, etc. on a shelf
3.
[i]
(+ adv./prep.)
倾斜;成斜坡to slope downwards
The beach shelved gently down to the water.
海滩缓缓地向下没入水中。

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