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plot line

or plot·line  (plŏt′līn′)
n.
1. A literary or dramatic plot; a story line.
2. One of the narrative strands forming a complex plot: "woven a web of intersecting plotlines about military intrigue, marital infidelity and—of course—shady real-estate deals" (Dave Itzkoff).

plotline

(ˈplɒtlaɪn) ,

plot line

or

plot-line

n
a particular part of the plot of a film, play etc
Translations

plotline

plot line, plot-line [ˈplɒtlaɪn] nintrigue f
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