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sideline

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈsaɪdlaɪn/
a business activity that someone does in addition to their main business: For many companies, producing own-label goods is not a sideline, it's a strategy for growth.a sideline in sth The company has been developing a sideline in closed-circuit television since buying the electronics business last year.
on the sidelines not being used or not involved in an activity: The absence of new products is keeping consumers on the sidelines. stay/wait/sit on the sidelines
Translations of “sideline”
in Chinese (Traditional) 工作, 副業,兼職工作…
in Russian побочная работа…
in Turkish ek uğraş, ikinci iş…
in Chinese (Simplified) 工作, 副业,兼职工作…
in Polish dodatkowe zajęcie…
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