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1. One or more of the policies or principles of a political party to which loyal members are expected to adhere.
2. A telephone circuit connecting two or more subscribers with the same exchange.
party liner, par′ty-lin′er n.
1. (Telecommunications) a telephone line serving two or more subscribers
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the policies or dogma of a political party, to which all members are expected to subscribe
3. (Law) chiefly US the boundary between adjoining property
par•ty line(ˈpɑr ti ˈlaɪn for 1, 2; ˈpɑr ti ˌlaɪn for 3, 4)
1. the authoritatively announced policies and practices of a group, esp. of the Communist Party.
2. the guiding policy, tenets, or practices of a political party: The delegates voted along party lines.
3. a telephone line connecting the telephones of a number of subscribers by one circuit to a central office.
4. the boundary line separating adjoining properties.
par′ty lin′er, n.
The policies of a political party, or a particular policy, which loyal members are expected to support.
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|Noun||1.||party line - the policy of a political group; "He won in a vote along party lines"|
policy - a line of argument rationalizing the course of action of a government; "they debated the policy or impolicy of the proposed legislation"
|2.||party line - a telephone line serving two or more subscribers|