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carve out

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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theycarve out
he/she/itcarves out
present participlecarving out
past tensecarved out
past participlecarved out
  1. to develop a career or position for yourself by working hard

    It can be difficult to carve out a niche in the fashion industry.

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