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noun [C] (PHONE)    /laɪn/
B2 a connection to a phone system: I'm afraid your line's been disconnected because your last bill hasn't been paid. If you want to air your opinions live on the radio, the lines will be open (= you can phone) from eight o'clock. I've got Chris Foster on the line for you. Do you want to take it now or call her back later?formal Please hold the line (= wait). I'll see if she's available.Telephone equipment
(Definition of line noun (PHONE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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