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British English: /slɪt/
American English: /slɪt/

Translation of slit in French:


  • 1
    in dans
    to make a slit in something
    faire une fente dans quelque chose
    his eyes narrowed to slits
    il plissa les yeux
    before n (eyes)


  • (skirt)

transitive verb

  • also: prét, pp slit
    (on purpose)
    faire une fente dans
    (by accident)
    to slit a letter open
    ouvrir une lettre
    to slit somebody's throat
    égorger quelqu'un
    to slit one's (own) throat
    to slit one's wrists
    s'ouvrir les veines

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