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noun [countable] slice pronunciation in British English /slaɪs/
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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.



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