Meaning of “double yellow line” in the English Dictionary

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"double yellow line" in British English

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double yellow linenoun [ C usually plural ]

uk /ˌdʌb.əl ˌjel.əʊ ˈlaɪn/ us /ˌdʌb.əl ˌjel.oʊ ˈlaɪn/

in Britain, two lines of yellow paint that are put along the side of a road to show that vehicles may never be parked there:

It's an offence to park on double yellow lines.
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(Definition of “double yellow line” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)