shelve

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈʃɛlv/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ʃɛlv/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(shelv)

Inflections of 'shelve' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
shelves
v 3rd person singular
shelving
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
shelved
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
shelved
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

shelve

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. shelve a [book, record, journal]
  2. shelve [a question, an idea, an obligation, a responsibility]
  3. shelve a [plan, project]
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