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addaword.gifdefinition of red line

noun
a statement, typically by a government, of acts that they regard as unacceptable and will respond to
Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu of Israel has been loudly demanding that America publicly draw a “red line” in respect to Iran’s nuclear program that would delineate exactly when the U.S. would launch a strike against Tehran.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 24/09/2012 09:47:00
Definition of red line from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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