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He took a book from the shelf.
The plates are on the top shelf.
Everything on our shelves is guaranteed fresh.
The company could have a software accounting package tailor-made, or buy one off the shelf.
In those days, women were considered to be on the shelf at 25.
Can we put that suggestion on the shelf for now?
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a Korean dish made from fermented cabbage or other vegetables, garlic and spices
to ask people to vote in order to decide an issue
a compulsive desire for something; an addiction to something
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Definition of shelf from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.