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Main Entry: 1shape
Pronunciation: primarystressshamacrp
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): shaped; shapˇing
1 : to give a certain form or shape to <shape the dough into loaves>
2 : to change in shape so as to fit neatly and closely <a hat shaped close to the head>
3 : DEVISE 1, plan
4 : to make fit especially for some purpose <shaping the minds of future leaders>
5 : to take on or approach a definite form -- often used with up
- shapˇer noun

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