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verb [intransitive] British informal     skive pronunciation in British English
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present tense
present participleskiving
past tenseskived
past participleskived
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  1. 1
    to not be at work or school when you should be there

    He wasn’t ill, he was just skiving.

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    to remove excess material from a parent material

    You skive excess leather to make it thinner. You skive a bearing to the correct size

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