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slice

noun [C]  /slɑɪs/ us  
a flat, often thin piece of food that has been cut from a larger piece: a slice of bread/cake/pizza fig. A slice is also any small part that has been separated from something larger: She demanded a slice of the profits.slice of life If you describe a story as a slice of life, you mean that it shows ordinary details of the lives of the people mentioned: The drama is a slice of life about Puerto Ricans living in the Bronx.

slice

verb [T]  /slɑɪs/ us  
to cut something into thin pieces, or to cut one or more thin pieces from something: Slice the onions and fry them in butter.
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