slanted

slan|ted [ `slæntəd ] adjective
1. ) at an angle that is not 90 degrees:
a small attic room with a slanted ceiling
2. ) done in a way that gives more attention or support to a particular person, group, or idea:
The station was criticized for its slanted reporting of news events.
The book is heavily slanted towards American business methods.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • Slanted — Beschreibung Blog und Magazin für Typografie, Gestaltung, Illustration und Fotografie Verlag Slanted, c/o MAGMA Brand Design GmbH Co KG Erstausgabe 2005 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • slanted — index inclined, one sided, prejudicial Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • slanted — adj. biased slanted against; towards (the article was slanted against our viewpoint) * * * towards (the article was slanted against our viewpoint) [ biased ] slanted against …   Combinatory dictionary

  • slanted — slant|ed [ˈsla:ntıd US ˈslæn ] adj 1.) providing facts or information in a way that unfairly supports only one side of an argument or one opinion used to show disapproval = ↑biased slanted towards ▪ The report was heavily slanted towards the city …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • slanted — UK [ˈslɑːntɪd] / US [ˈslæntəd] adjective 1) at an angle that is not 90 degrees a small attic room with a slanted ceiling 2) done in a way that gives more attention or support to a particular person, group, or idea The station was criticized for… …   English dictionary

  • slanted — [ˈslɑːntɪd] adj 1) at an angle that is not 90 degrees a room with a slanted ceiling[/ex] 2) done in a way that gives more attention or support to a particular person, group, or opinion The book is heavily slanted towards American business methods …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Slanted — Slant Slant, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Slanted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slanting}.] [OE. slenten to slope, slide; cf. Sw. slinta to slide.] To be turned or inclined from a right line or level; to lie obliquely; to slope. [1913 Webster] On the side of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slanted — Наклонный шрифт (Oblique, Slanted)     В отличие от курсива [наклонное начертание шрифта с рукописной формой строчных букв] представляет собой механически или программно наклоненный шрифт [упорядоченное множество знаков определенной системы… …   Шрифтовая терминология

  • slanted — adjective 1 providing facts or information in a way that unfairly favours one opinion, one side of an argument etc; biased (+ towards): The survey was heavily slanted towards the ruling party. 2 sloping to one side …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • slanted — adjective 1. having an oblique or slanted direction (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑aslant, ↑aslope, ↑diagonal, ↑slanting, ↑sloped, ↑sloping • Similar to: ↑inclined …   Useful english dictionary

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