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verb slur pronunciation in American English /slɜr/
Word Forms
present tense
present participleslurring
past tenseslurred
past participleslurred

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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to speak without pronouncing the words clearly or separately, for example because you are very tired or drunk

    “Who are you?” she slurred.

    slur your words/speech:

    She was slurring her words and holding on to the bar.

  2. 2
    [transitive] music to play two or more musical notes with no pause between them

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