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blank slate

noun

Simple Definition of blank slate

  • : someone or something that is still in an original state and that has not yet been changed by people, experiences, etc.

  • : something that does not show or express anything

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of blank slate

Examples of blank slate in a sentence

  1. She viewed her students as blank slates, just waiting to be filled with knowledge.



1980

First Known Use of blank slate

1980


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