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verb [intransitive/transitive]     curve pronunciation in American English
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present tense
present participlecurving
past tensecurved
past participlecurved
  1. to form a curve, or to make something form a curve

    The track curved around the mountain.

    He curved his mouth into a weary smile.

    1. a.
      to move in a curve, or to make something move in a curve

      Simons curved the ball around the goalkeeper and into the net.

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