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verb slur pronunciation in British English /slɜː(r)/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyslur
he/she/itslurs
present participleslurring
past tenseslurred
past participleslurred

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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to speak without pronouncing the words clearly or separately, for example because you are very tired or drunk
    ‘Who are you?’ she slurred.
    slur your words/speech: She was slurring her words and holding on to the bar.

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 slur pronunciation in British English adjective
slurred speech

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