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"slot" in British English

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slotnoun [C]

uk   /slɒt/ us   /slɑːt/

slotverb [I or T, + adv/prep]

uk   /slɒt/ us   /slɑːt/ -tt-
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of slot from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"slot" in American English

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slotnoun [C]

us   /slɑt/
  • slot noun [C] (HOLE)

a narrow hole or opening: Drop the letter in the mail slot.
  • slot noun [C] (POSITION)

a place or position available to someone or something: Perry will fill one of the open slots on the commission. Shaap’s program can be heard in the same time slot every morning.

slotverb [T]

us   /slɑt/ -tt-
  • slot verb [T] (PUT IN POSITION)

to put someone or something in a particular position: Weather reports are slotted between commercials.
(Definition of slot from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"slot" in Business English

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slotnoun [C]

uk   /slɒt/ us  
also time slot an amount of time that is allowed for a single event in a planned order of activities or events: I think I have a slot open in my diary.1-hour/90 minute/4-hour, etc. slot What can we test in the 90-minute time slot?the 9pm/Saturday night/morning, etc. slot The show competes with 'Bob the Builder' in the morning slot.delivery/viewing/landing slot Airlines are competing for landing slots at Gatwick airport.
a job in a company or organization: Five of the fifteen slots on the charity's board are open this year. Johnson moved to the top slot last month. a training/teaching/management slotthe CEO/Vice President/Director slot She left the CEO slot in 2009.
a position in a list of ranks: Within a few years we expect to compete with the big Wall Street firms for the top slot in the industry.the number 1/2/3, etc. slot They fought their way to the number 1 slot in the nation. a top 10/50/100 slot
IT a small, narrow opening for something to be put in: the memory card slot in your computerin/into a slot You can insert a smart card into a slot on the keyboard to verify digital signatures.
(Definition of slot from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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