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English definition of “party line”

party line

noun [C] uk   us  

party line noun [C] (POLITICS)

the party line the official ideas and aims of a political party: Her speech deviated little from the official party line.Government administration and organisationPlans and arrangements

party line noun [C] (PHONE)

a phone connection that is shared by two or more customers with separate phonesTelephone equipment
(Definition of party line from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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