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"line-up" in British English

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line-upnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈlaɪn.ʌp/
a ​group of ​people that has been ​brought together to ​form a ​team or take ​part in an ​event: Several ​importantchanges are ​expected in the line-up for Thursday's ​game. We've got a ​star-studded line-up of ​guests on tonight's show. Bryan Bulaga is back in the starting line-up for the Packers. US (UK identity parade ) a ​row of ​people, ​including a ​person who is ​believed to have ​committed a ​crime, who are ​shown to a witness (= ​person who ​saw the ​crime) to ​find out if the witnessrecognizes that ​person US the ​order in which the ​players in a ​baseballteamhit the ​ball
(Definition of line-up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"line up" in Business English

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line up

phrasal verb with line uk   us   /laɪn/ verb [T]
[I] to ​stand in a ​line: Thousands of ​people lined up to ​buytickets on ​opening night.
to show your ​support for a ​person or ​idea: line up behind sb/sth A ​series of ​state and ​nationalleaders has lined up behind her ​fledglingcandidacy.line up in support of sb/sth Despite the public's outrage, ​officers of the ​company have lined up in ​support of the ​policy.
(Definition of line up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “line-up”
in Arabic يَنتَظِم في صَفّ…
in Korean 즐서다…
in Portuguese fazer fila…
in Catalan fer cua…
in Japanese 列を作る…
in Italian fare la fila…
in Chinese (Simplified) 队伍, 阵容, 辨认队列…
in Chinese (Traditional) 隊伍, 陣容, 辨認佇列…
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