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noun [countable] slope pronunciation in British English /sləʊp/
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  1. 1
    a straight surface that has one end higher than the other

    At the end of the garden there is a steep slope.

    1. a.
      the angle of this kind of surface

      a slope of 45 degrees

  2. 2
    the side of a hill or a mountain

    Vines grow on the south-facing slopes.

  3. 4
    physics an inclined plane

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