Definition of shave off phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

shave off

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

    shave somethingoff

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    shave something off something

     
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  1. 1 to remove a beard or mustache by shaving Charles decided to shave off his beard.
  2. 2to cut very thin pieces from the surface of wood, etc. I had to shave a few millimeters off the door to make it shut.
  3. 3to reduce a number by a very small amount He shaved a tenth of a second off the world record.
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