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verb [transitive] British English pronunciation: slit /slɪt/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyslit
he/she/itslits
present participleslitting
past tenseslit
past participleslit

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  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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