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Pronunciation of Carved: Learn how to pronounce Carved in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word carve:

[with object]
1cut (a hard material) in order to produce an object, design, or inscription:
the wood was carved with runes
(as adjective carved)
bookcases of carved oak
produce (an object, inscription, or design) by cutting into a hard material:
the altar was carved from a block of solid jade
I carved my initials on the tree
2cut (cooked meat) into slices for eating:
he stood carving the roast chicken
[no object]:
Cliff wouldn’t carve, so she was expected to wield the knife
cut (a slice of meat) from a larger piece:
[with two objects]:
he carved himself a slice of beef
3 Skiing make (a turn) by tilting one’s skis on to their edges and using one’s weight to bend them so that they slide in an arc.

be carved on tablets of stone

see stone.
Phrasal Verbs

carve something out

1take something from a larger whole, especially with difficulty:
the company hopes to carve out a greater share of the $20 bn market
2establish or create something through painstaking effort:
he managed to carve out a successful photographic career for himself
carve someone up

1slash someone with a knife or other sharp object.
2drive aggressively into the path of another driver while overtaking:
I had to carve up a Volvo in order to follow him
carve something up

divide something ruthlessly into separate areas or parts:
West Africa was carved up by the Europeans

Old English ceorfan ‘cut, carve’, of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch kerven