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noun slip pronunciation in American English /slɪp/
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  1. 1
    [countable] a small piece of paper, especially one used for notes
    I left the message for you on a slip of paper.
    1. a.
      a piece of paper used for a particular purpose
      a voting slip
      a betting slip
    See also pink slip
  2. 2
    [countable] a slight mistake, especially a careless one
    Tom played the piece well, despite a few slips at the beginning.
  3. 4
    [countable] a small change from a higher level to a lower one
    slip in: a slip in the price of technology stocks
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    the displacement of bits of land on either side of a tectonic plate faultline (during an earthquake)Submitted from United Kingdom on 18/09/2010 11:53:00

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