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verb [transitive]     slit pronunciation in British English
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present tense
present participleslitting
past tenseslit
past participleslit
  1. to make a long thin cut in something
    slit something open:

    She grabbed the envelope and slit it open.

    slit someone’s throat (=kill them by cutting their throat with a knife):

    Their throats had been slit.

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