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British English: /sleɪt/
American English: /sleɪt/

Translation of slate in German:


  • 2 (Architecture)
    Schieferplatte Fem.
  • 3 (writing surface) put something on the slate (British English) [informal]
    etwas anschreiben [informal]
    wipe the slate clean [figurative]
    einen Schlussstrich ziehen

adjective attrib

transitive verb

  • 1 (British English) [informal] (criticize)
    in der Luft zerreißen [informal] (for wegen)
  • 2 (American English) (schedule)
    ansetzen (Treffen, Besprechung)
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