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British English: /steɪv/
American English: /steɪv/

Translation of stave in French:


Phrasal verbs

stave in

also: prét, pp staved ou stove
stave in [something], stave [something] in

stave off

also: prét, pp staved
stave off [something]
(hunger, thirst, fatigue)
(bankruptcy, defeat, crisis)
(attack, threat)

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