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slow burnnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us  

slow burn noun [C usually singular] (ACTIVITY)

UK a period of not much activity: Many workers have benefited from the new programme, which allows careers to be put on a slow burn for months or years and then reactivated.

slow burn noun [C usually singular] (ANGER)

US a slow, controlled show of anger: When angered, Ellen was given to spontaneous outbursts, while her partner Terry would do a slow burn.
Translations of “slow burn”
in Chinese (Traditional) 活動, 緩慢發展期…
in Chinese (Simplified) 活动, 缓慢发展期…
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