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English definition of “slate”

slate

verb
 
 
/sleɪt/
[T] UK to criticize someone or something severely: [often passive] The film had been slated by critics.Insults and abuseTreating people or animals badlyDisapproving and criticizingDamaging reputationChastising and rebuking
be slated US to be expected to happen in the future, or to be expected to be or do something in the future: [+ to do sth] Filming is slated to begin next spring. The game is slated for next week.Predicting things and intuition
(Definition of slate verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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