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English definition of “slash”

slash

noun [C] (SLOPING LINE)   /slæʃ/
a mark in the form of a sloping line (/), used in signs to mean not permitted , and to separate numbers or words: The no-parking sign had a red slash through a picture of a car . Fractions are often written with slashes, for example 2/3.
(Definition of slash noun (SLOPING LINE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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