Slur

usgb/slɜːr/Volume
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LampPro Tip 1/2
Social SensitivityPlay
Slurs are highly offensive and can harm social relations; use with caution. SlideHe apologized after his comment, realizing it contained a racial slur.
LampPro Tip 2/2
Cultural AwarenessPlay
What constitutes a slur can vary between cultures; be aware of local sensitivities. SlideWhile abroad, she learned that certain phrases were considered ethnic slurs.