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Verb
Cut with a wide, sweeping movement, typically using a knife or sword
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“AN 18-year-old woman who threatened a police officer with a kitchen knife began to slash her own wrists with the weapon.”
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To reduce (a price, quantity, etc.) greatly
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“He would have to slash his prices in half and create a branded line of three complementary products in order to get the deal.”
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To lash or strike repeatedly, especially with a long pliable instrument
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To reduce drastically
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“They decided to slash jobs, close down plants and downsize.”
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To criticize or oppose fiercely and publicly
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Cut carefully with sharp instrument
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To diminish to nothing
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To mark something with striations
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To use, empty or drain completely
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
An oblique stroke (/) in print or writing, used between alternatives (e.g. and/or), in fractions (e.g. 3/4), in ratios (e.g. miles/day), or between separate elements of a text
“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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An instance of being injured
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A subtraction or decrease in a given quantity
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A reduction in amount or size
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The act of urinating
Conjunction
Used to emphasize the coordinating function usually indicated by the punctuation "-"
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