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noun slip pronunciation in British English /slɪp/
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  1. 1
    [countable] a small piece of paper, especially one used for notes
    I left the message for you on a slip of paper.
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    1. a.
      a piece of paper used for a particular purpose
      a voting slip
      a betting slip
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  2. 2
    [countable] a slight mistake, especially a careless one
    Tom played the piece well, despite a few slips at the beginning.
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  3. 4
    [countable] a small change from a higher level to a lower one
    slip in: a slip in the price of technology stocks
  4. 6
    [countable] [usually plural] in the game of cricket, a place near the batsman where players stand when they are trying to catch the ball
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  5. 7
    [uncountable] liquid clay used in making pots
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