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slim

adjective uk   us   /slɪm/ (slimmer, slimmest)

slim adjective (THIN)

A1 approving (especially of people) attractively thin: slim hips/legs She's got a lovely slim figure.
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slim adjective (SMALL)

very small: They've only a slim chance of winning (= it's unlikely that they will win).
slimness
noun [U] uk   us   /ˈslɪm.nəs/

slim

verb [I] uk   us   /slɪm/ (-mm-) UK
to try to get thinner by eating less food and taking more exercise: You don't have much lunch - are you slimming?
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slim

noun [U] uk   us   /slɪm/
East African for AIDS (= a serious disease that destroys the body's ability to fight infection)
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