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English definition of “slate”

slate

verb [T] (CHOOSE)    /sleɪt/ US
be slated to be expected to happen in the future or to be expected to be or do something in the future: [+ to infinitive] Geoff is slated to be the next captain of the football team. The election is slated for (= the chosen day is) next Thursday.Taking and choosing
(Definition of slate verb (CHOOSE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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