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English definition of “slope”

slope

verb [I]     /sləʊp/ US  /sloʊp/
to be at an angle to the horizontal: The path slopes up/down to the house. Our school football pitch sloped at the south end, so one half of the game always had to be played uphill.Slanting, sloping, leaning, tilting sloping     /ˈsləʊ.pɪŋ/ US  /ˈsloʊ-/ adjective sloping handwriting/shoulders The bedroom is in the roof so it's got a sloping ceiling.Slanting, sloping, leaning, tilting
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