Definition of slippage noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈslɪpɪdʒ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈslɪpɪdʒ//
    [uncountable, countable, usually singular]
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  1. 1failure to achieve an aim or complete a task by a particular date The smallest slippage could delay completion of the project.
  2. 2a slight or gradual fall in the amount, value, etc. of something There has been some slippage of support for the government’s policies.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: slippage