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carve
British English: /kɑːv/
American English: /kɑrv/

Translation of carve in Italian:

transitive verb

  • 1 (shape)
    intagliare (wood, figure)
    to carve a piece of wood into a figure
    ricavare una figura da un pezzo di legno
  • 3
    aprire (channel) (out of, from in)
  • 4 (inscribe)
    incidere (letters, name, motif) (onto su) (in in)

intransitive verb

  • tagliare la carne (a tavola)
    will you carve?
    vuoi tagliare la carne?

Phrasal verbs

carve out:

carve out [something], carve [something] out 1.1 [figurative]
crearsi, farsi (name, reputation, career)
ricavarsi, ritagliarsi (niche, market)
1.2
aprire (gorge, channel)

carve up:

1 carve up [something], carve [something] up 1.1 [informal] [pejorative] (share)
spartire (territory, market, industry, spoils)
1.2 (Cookery)
2 carve up [somebody] 2.1 [informal]
(with knife) accoltellare
(with razor) sfregiare
2.2 (Auto)
superare tagliando la strada

Definition of carve in:

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