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English definition of “slow”

slow

verb [I or T]     /sləʊ/ US  /sloʊ/
C2 to reduce speed or activity, or to make something do this: Business development has slowed in response to the recession. Traffic slows to a crawl (= goes so slowly it almost stops) during rush hour. The pilot was asked to slow his approach to the runway.Increasing and decreasing speed of motion
(Definition of slow verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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