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noun slash pronunciation in American English /slæʃ/
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  1. 1
    [countable] a quick swinging movement, especially with something sharp
  2. 2
    [countable] a long deep cut

    Several slashes had been made across the plastic-covered seats.

  3. 3
    [countable] a line (/) that separates numbers, letters, or words in writing
  4. 4
    [singular] British very informal an occasion when a man goes to the toilet and urinates (=gets rid of waste liquid from his body)

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a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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