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noun [countable] slice pronunciation in British English /slaɪs/
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singularslice
pluralslices
  1. 1
    a flat piece of food that has been cut from something larger
    Cut the bread into thick slices.
    lemon slices
    slice of: a slice of bread/cake/ham/cheese
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  2. 2
    informal a part or share of something
    slice of: We’re working hard to get a bigger slice of the tourist trade.
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