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slant

2 noun
     
slant2 [singular]
1 a way of writing about or thinking about a subject that is based on a particular opinion or set of ideas:
The article had an anti-union slant.
new/different/fresh etc slant
Each article has a slightly different slant on the situation.
Recent events have put a new slant on the President's earlier comments.
2 a sloping position or angle [= slope]
at/on a slant
The house seems to be built on a steep slant.

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