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Definition of slant verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they slant
    he / she / it slants
    past simple slanted
    -ing form slanting
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  1. 1[intransitive, transitive] to slope or to make something slope in a particular direction or at a particular angle + adv./prep. (literary) The sun slanted through the window. slant something + adv./prep. Slant your skis a little more to the left.
  2. 2[transitive] slant something (+ adv./prep.) (sometimes disapproving) to present information based on a particular way of thinking, especially in an unfair way The findings of the report had been slanted in favor of the manufacturers.
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