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English definition of “slash”

slash

verb [T]
 
 
/slæʃ/ COMMERCE
to reduce the number or level of something by a large amount suddenly: American businesses slashed 200,000 jobs in September. slash prices/costs/ratesslash sth from sth The retail giant is slashing €65m from prices.
(Definition of slash verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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