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noun [countable] slide pronunciation in British English /slaɪd/
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singularslide
pluralslides
  1. 2
    a sliding movement
    My bike went into a slide.
  2. 3
    a situation in which an amount becomes less
    slide in: The company was hit by a slide in profits last year.
  3. 7

    slide

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    slide shoe

    a shoe that covers the front of the foot and is very low at the back
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