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"kite-flying" in British English

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kite-flyingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈkaɪtˌflaɪ.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈkaɪtˌflaɪ.ɪŋ/
(Definition of kite-flying from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"kite-flying" in Business English

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kite-flyingnoun [U]

uk   us  
the ​act of making a suggestion in ​order to ​find out how others ​react to it: The ​ideabears all the ​hallmarks of political kite-flying. He described the Treasury's ​hardshipfundproposal as a 'kite-flying ​exercise'.
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