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

Learn how to say Shelve correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word shelve:

verb
[with object]
1place or arrange (items, especially books) on a shelf:
we had catalogued and shelved all the books shipped in that day
2decide not to proceed with (a project or plan), either temporarily or permanently:
plans to reopen the school have been shelved
3fit with shelves:
one whole long wall was shelved
Derivatives
shelver
noun
Origin:
late 16th century (in the sense ‘project like a shelf’ (Shakespearean usage)): from shelves, plural of shelf1