timeline Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"timeline" in British English

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timelinenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈtaɪm.laɪn/
a ​line that ​shows the ​time and the ​order in which ​events have ​happened a ​plan that ​shows how ​long something will take or when things will ​happen
(Definition of timeline from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"timeline" in American English

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timelinenoun [C]

 us   /ˈtɑɪmˌlɑɪn/
a ​plan or ​idea of how much ​time something will or should take: Despite the ​short timeline, ​supportersgathered enough ​signatures to get the ​measure on the ​ballot. A timeline is also a written ​representation of a ​period of ​time, usually a ​line, that ​shows the ​order in which ​relatedeventshappened
(Definition of timeline from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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timelinenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈtaɪmlaɪn/ GRAPHS & CHARTS
a ​plan or a ​line that ​shows the ​dates when the different ​stages of an ​activity or ​process should be completed: The ​planincludes a timeline ​mapping when each ​step is to be accomplished. There is no timeline in ​place for the ​state to ​offertaxbreaks to the automaker to ​keepjobs in Ohio. an ​ambitious/​tight/detailed timeline a timeline of ​events/​actions/​objectivesa timeline for sth Due to a ​shortage of ​funding, no timeline has been given for ​construction.a timeline for doing sth Neither ​side seems ​ready to discuss a timeline for ​resumingtalks on a possible five-year ​contract.set/provide/establish a timeline (for sth) Yesterday, for the first ​time, the ​governorestablished a timeline for ​addressing the ​budgetdeficit.
(Definition of timeline from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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