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English definition of “tilt”

tilt

noun [C usually singular]     /tɪlt/
a sloping position or a move in a particular direction, especially up or down: She wore her hat at a tilt.figurative There has been a tilt to/towards/away from the socialists among some groups of young people.Slanting, sloping, leaning, tilting
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