slippery slope Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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slippery slopenoun [S]

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a ​badsituation or ​habit that, after it has ​started, is ​likely to get very much ​worse: You're on a ​slipperyslopeonce you ​startlying about ​yourage!
(Definition of slippery slope from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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