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noun [singular]  /tɪlt/
  1. 1
    a sloping position, or the amount by which something slopes

    The table has a definite tilt at this end.

  2. 2
    a slight change in peoples opinion or attitude

    Opinion polls are showing a marked tilt towards the Nationalist Party.

  3. 3
    British a criticism of someone or something
    tilt at:

    She never misses a chance to have a tilt at liberals.

  4. 4
    British an attempt to achieve something
    tilt at:

    Whitham is heading for a tilt at the world championship next year.



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a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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