Meaning of “slate” in the English Dictionary

"slate" in British English

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slatenoun

uk /sleɪt/ us /sleɪt/

slateverb [ T ]

uk /sleɪt/ us /sleɪt/

slateadjective

uk /sleɪt/ us /sleɪt/

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

"slate" in American English

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slatenoun

us /sleɪt/

slate noun (ROCK)

[ U ] a dark gray rock that can be divided into wide, flat, thin pieces

slate noun (POLITICS)

[ C ] the people of a particular political party who are trying to be elected to offices in government in an election:

The Republicans are expected to announce their slate tomorrow.

slateverb [ T ]

us /sleɪt/

slate verb [ T ] (SCHEDULE)

to schedule or expect to happen:

The festival is slated to run here January 28th to February 7th.

(Definition of “slate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)