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line-up

noun [C] uk   /ˈlaɪn.ʌp/ us  
a group of people that has been brought together to form a team or take part in an event: Several important changes 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 witness recognizes that person US the order in which the players in a baseball team hit the ball
Translations of “line-up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 隊伍, 陣容, 辨認佇列…
in Chinese (Simplified) 队伍, 阵容, 辨认队列…
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