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English definition of “tilt”


verb [I/T]    /tɪlt/
to cause something to move into a sloping or uneven position , or to be in this position : [T] He tilted his chair back and put his feet up on the desk . [T] The woman tilted her head back, laughing at something Pascal had just said. fig. Something that tilts toward/away from something increases or lessens its support for it: [I] UN spending has tilted away from development toward relief , O’Reilly says.
(Definition of tilt verb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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