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Pronunciation: /tɪlt/

Translation of tilt in Arabic:

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • 1 (to slant) أَمالَ (IV) [the mirror] [sunshade] [chair] [one's head] to tilt one's head back/to the side أَمالَ رَأْسَهُ إلى الخَلْفِ \ جانِباً don't tilt your chair! لا تُمِلْ كُرْسيَّكَ!
  • 2 (to influence) to tilt the balance in sb's favour/against sb قَلَبَ المَوازينَ لِصالِحِ \ ضدّ شَخْصٍ the balance has been tilted in favour of our company's bid انْقَلَبَت المَوازينُ لِصالِحِ العَرْضِ المُقَدَّمِ من شَرِكَتِنا

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد

  • (to slant) [spire] [table] [ground] مالَ (I) (stem vowel = i) to tilt to the left/to one side مالَ إلى اليَسارِ \ جانِباً the floor tilts on this side تَميلُ الأَرْضيّةُ إلى هذا الجانِبِ


  • 1 (incline) مَيْل (plural: مُيول, plural: أَمْيال), انْحِناء, انْحِدار (plural: انْحِدارات) the table has a slight tilt الطاوِلةُ بِها مَيْلٌ بَسيطٌ
  • 2 [informal/غير رسمي], (attack) هُجوم, نَقْد to have a tilt at the organizers هاجَمَ المُنَظِّمينَ

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