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English definition of “slew”

slew

verb [I or T, + adv/prep]     /sluː/
to turn or be turned round suddenly and awkwardly : The car hit a patch of ice and slewed around violently . He slewed the van to the left to avoid the dog .Changing direction
(Definition of slew verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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