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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To cross off (an item) from a list (as a military payroll). Also: To indicate the maximum safe speed of (an airplane).

Usage examples (36)
  • The new "redlining" is not geographic but something qualitatively similar, and no less invidious against non-corporate entities.
  • The corporation chartered by the government to combat redlining is itself redlining?!?
  • The practice became known as redlining because red lines were drawn around neighborhoods of color to mark them as high risk.
  • Those who didn't approve the risky subprime loans were accused of "redlining" - i.e., refusing to make loans on properties in those neighborhoods. for more
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