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noun [countable]     slice pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    a flat piece of food that has been cut from something larger

    Cut the bread into thick slices.

    slice of:

    a slice of bread/cake/ham/cheese

  2. 2
    informal a part or share of something
    slice of:

    We’re working hard to get a bigger slice of the tourist trade.

  3. 3
    in sports, a way of hitting the ball on its edge so that it curves or spins
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