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adjective slender pronunciation in British English /ˈslendə(r)/
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  1. 1
    tall or long and thin in an attractive way

    slender fingers

    a slender young man

    She has a tall slender figure.

    1. a.
      not very wide

      a plant with slender leaves

      a pair of shoes with slender black heels

  2. 2
    very small in degree and only just enough

    They won by a slender majority.

    The charity has been existing on very slender resources.

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noun [uncountable]


a start-up … whose value has reached more than one billion US dollars

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