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slate

1. noun stone 2. noun roof tile; tablet 3. noun POL list4. noun selection5. adjective COL greyish colour6. adjective COL bluish colour7. verb CONSTR cover sth with slates 8. verb criticise sth
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1 noun stone slinn fem2scláta masc4it's made from local slate as scláta ón gceantar seo atá sé déantaslate floor urlár slinne, urlár scláta 2 noun roof tile; tablet slinn fem2scláta masc4a slate roof díon slinne, díon sclátaíhe fixed a loose slate shocraigh sé slinn a bhí scaoilte, chuir sé bail ar scláta a bhí scaoiltewriting slate scláta scríbhneoireachta
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3 noun (especially US) POL listliosta masc4  c m ua slate of candidates liosta iarrthóirí 4 noun selectionwe have a slate of ideas tá neart smaointe againnthey showed a slate of films thaispeáin siad rogha scannán 5 (also slate grey) adjective COL greyish colourslinnliath adj 6 (also slate blue) adjective COL bluish colourslinnghorm adj1 7 verb CONSTR cover sth with slates TRANSITIVEslinn a chur arsclátaí a chur ar 8 verb criticise sth TRANSITIVEcáin go géarsceanairt a dhéanamh arthe play was slated rinneadh sceanairt ar an dráma
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a blank slate

iomaire bánleathanach bán

a clean slate

tús nuato start with a clean slate tosú ón tús arís

to be slated to do sth

(also

to be slated for sth

) it's slated to be here before Christmas tá sé in ainm bheith anseo roimh an Nollaig, ba cheart go mbeadh sé anseo roimh an Nollaig

to put sth on the slate

rud a chur ar an leabharrud a chur sa leabhar

to wipe the slate clean

tosú as an nua

to have a slate loose

he has a slate loose tá sé corr, tá a bhealach féin aige, tá easpa éigin air, tá lúb ar lár éigin ann