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Main Entry: 1slow
Pronunciation: primarystressslomacr
Function: adjective
1 a : not quick to understand <a slow learner> b : STUPID c : naturally slow-moving
2 a : unwilling to take prompt action b : not easily aroused or excited <was slow to anger>
3 a : moving, flowing, or proceeding without speed or at less than usual speed <traffic was slow> b : not vigorous or active <a slow fire> c : taking place at a low rate or over a considerable period of time <slow progress in negotiations>
4 : having qualities that hinder or stop rapid progress or action <a slow racetrack>
5 a : registering behind or below what is correct <the clock is slow> b : that is behind the time at a specified time or place
6 : lacking in activity or liveliness <a slow market>
- slow·ish /primarystressslomacr-ish/ adjective
- slow·ly adverb
- slow·ness noun


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