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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Failing to hold; Decline from a standard level of performance or achievement.

Usage examples (36)
  • The knots allowed no slippage
  • That kind of slippage is repeatedly justified by saying that there's no time for deliberations, for archaic constitutional procedures.
  • We were forewarned by their word slippage during the campaign of '08.
  • Among all Americans, the slippage is even greater - from 59 percent in February to just 35 percent today. for more
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