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verb     slant pronunciation in British English
/slɑːnt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyslant
he/she/itslants
present participleslanting
past tenseslanted
past participleslanted
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to be or move at an angle that is not 90 degrees, or to make something do this

    He slanted the ball away from the defender.

  2. 2
    [transitive] to give information or ideas in a way that gives more attention or support to a particular person, group, or opinion

    The text was slanted towards younger readers.

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