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"dotted line" in British English

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dotted linenoun [C]

uk   /ˌdɒt.ɪd ˈlaɪn/  us   /ˌdɑː.t̬ɪd ˈlaɪn/
a ​line of dots: Footpaths are ​shown on the ​map as ​dottedredlines. Cut along the ​dottedline.
(Definition of dotted line from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dotted line" in American English

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dotted linenoun [C]

 /ˈdɑt·ɪd ˈlɑɪn/
the ​place on a ​contract or other ​agreement where you ​signyourname: Lawmakers ​want to ​ensure these ​changes are good for Virginia before they ​sign on the dotted line.
(Definition of dotted line from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"dotted line" in Business English

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dotted linenoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​lineformed by a ​series of dots
sign on the dotted line
LAW to ​sign a ​legalagreement: A ​financialadviser can suggest ​questions you should ​ask before ​signing on the dotted ​line.
(Definition of dotted line from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dotted line”
in Chinese (Simplified) 虚线…
in Turkish noktalardan oluşan çizgi…
in Russian пунктирная линия…
in Chinese (Traditional) 虛線…
in Polish linia kropkowana…
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“dotted line” in Business English

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