(Definition of slide rule from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus
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What is the pronunciation of slide rule?
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“slide rule”: synonyms and related words:

to give permission for someone to do something or for something to happen

October 22, 2014

We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,