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Verb
Cut with a wide, sweeping movement, typically using a knife or sword
“AN 18-year-old woman who threatened a police officer with a kitchen knife began to slash her own wrists with the weapon.”
Verb
Reduce greatly
“He would have to slash his prices in half and create a branded line of three complementary products in order to get the deal.”
Verb
To strike repeatedly with something long and thin or flexible
“… wildly slashing the ground with his club and never once hitting the golf ball he was aiming at.”
Verb
To reduce drastically
“They decided to slash jobs, close down plants and downsize.”
Noun
A long, deep cut made by a knife or sword
“Pushing her black hair out of her face, she caught a glimpse of the ruby-red slash across her right forearm.”
Noun
“But the policeman was extremely nice, he let me pass, explaining in detail the meaning in Canada of the road sign with the green arrow pointing left with a big slash over it.”
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