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verb [intransitive] slope pronunciation in British English /sləʊp/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyslope
he/she/itslopes
present participlesloping
past tensesloped
past participlesloped
  1. to have one end higher than the other

    The floor slopes a bit.

    1. a.
      to not be completely upright

      His handwriting slopes backwards.

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sloping

adjective

a sloping roof

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