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English definition of “slip”

slip

verb
 
 
/slɪp/ (-pp-)
[I] to become worse, lower, or less in value: He sold his shares, just before sales began to slip.slip against sth The dollar slipped against the Japanese yen.slip (from sth) to sth February crude oil slipped 1¢ to $18.96 a barrel. The proportion of shares held by UK individuals slipped from 14% to 13% last year.
(Definition of slip verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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