Meaning of “on the slate” in the English Dictionary

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"on the slate" in British English

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on the slate

UK informal

(of the price of food or drink that a regular customer buys) recorded so that they can pay for it at another time:

Could you put these drinks on the slate?

(Definition of “on the slate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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