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noun [countable] [usually singular]     line-up pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    a team of players who play in a particular sports game

    Gascoigne has been dropped from Saturday’s line-up because of injury.

    starting line-up (=the people who play at the start of a game):

    The starting line-up will include Baggio.

  2. 2
    the people who will perform at an event

    a line-up of African and Caribbean singers

  3. 4
    mainly American a line of people that the police use to find out if someone who saw a crime recognizes any of them. The usual British word is identity parade.
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