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noun [singular]  /tɪlt/
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  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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