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Noun

Singular
slant

Plural
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  1. A slope or incline.
    The house was built on a bit of a slant and was never quite level.
  2. A bias, tendency, or leaning; a perspective or angle.
    It was a well written article, but it had a bit of a leftist slant.
  3. (pejorative) A person of Asian descent


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Verb

Infinitive
to slant

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to slant (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To lean, tilt or incline.
    If you slant the track a little more, the marble will roll down it faster.
  2. To bias or skew.
    The group tends to slant its policies in favor of the big businesses it serves.

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