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slate

noun  /sleɪt/ us  

slate noun (ROCK)

[U] a dark gray rock that can be divided into wide, flat, thin pieces

slate noun (POLITICS)

[C] the people of a particular political party who are trying to be elected to offices in government in an election: The Republicans are expected to announce their slate tomorrow.

slate

verb [T]  /sleɪt/ us  

slate verb [T] (SCHEDULE)

to schedule or expect to happen: The festival is slated to run here January 28th to February 7th.
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