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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.

    1. a.
      a piece of paper used for a particular purpose

      a voting slip

      a betting slip

  2. 2
    [countable] a slight mistake, especially a careless one

    Tom played the piece well, despite a few slips at the beginning.

  3. 4
    [countable] a small change from a higher level to a lower one
    slip in:

    a slip in the price of technology stocks


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