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English definition of “slope”


noun [C]     /sləʊp/ US  /sloʊp/
B2 a surface that lies at an angle to the horizontal so that some points on it are higher than others : The roof is at a slope (= at an angle to a horizontal surface ) of 30°.Slanting, sloping, leaning, tilting B2 ( part of) the side of a hill or mountain : a ski / mountain slope Snow had settled on some of the higher slopes. There's a very steep slope just before you reach the top of the mountain . There are some nice gentle (= not steep ) slopes that we can ski down.Hills and mountains
(Definition of slope noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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