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slant

1 verb be or move (sth) at an angle
INTRANSITIVEbheith ar claonfána a bheith leit slants downhill tá fána síos leis, ritheann sí síos le fána
TRANSITIVEclaon verb  c m ucuir ar fiarcuir ar sceabhayou've slanted it to the right tá sé claonta ar dheis agat
2 verb give bias to (information) TRANSITIVEcasadh a chur iit doesn't matter how you slant the story is cuma cén casadh a chuireann tú ar an scéal
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3 noun physical angle claonadh masc  c m ufána  c m ufiar  c m u at a slant go fiarsceabhach 4 noun bias, way of considering sth tuiscint fem3  c m udearcadh masc1  c m usleaint femthey have a strange slant on things tá tuiscint aisteach acu ar rudaí, tá dearcadh saoithiúil acu ar chúrsaíI tried to put a positive slant on the message rinne mé iarracht sleaint dhearfach a chur ar an teachtaireacht, d'fhéach mé le léamh dearfach a chur ar an teachtaireacht

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