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slur

verb [I/T]  us   /slɜr/ (-rr-)

slur verb [I/T] (PRONOUNCE BADLY)

to pronounce words in a way that is not clear: [T] How can you possibly understand someone who slurs his speech?

slur

noun [C]  us   /slɜr/

slur noun [C] (INSULT)

words intended to insult someone or injure someone's reputation: He apologized for shouting an ethnic slur at a fan.

slur noun [C] (UNCLEAR SPEECH)

the act of pronouncing words in a way that is not clear: The injury made her speak with a slur.
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