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dotted line

noun
 
 
[C] a line of printed dots on a piece of paperSpecific signs and symbolsSigns, signals and symbols
sign on the dotted line to make an agreement official by writing your name on itAccepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approval
Translations of “dotted line”
in Chinese (Traditional) 虛線…
in Russian пунктирная линия…
in Turkish noktalardan oluşan çizgi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 虚线…
in Polish linia kropkowana…
(Definition of dotted line from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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