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  • n. Plural form of redline.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of redline.


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  • An Internet that redlines is an Internet that cannot deliver the promise of equal opportunity to all.

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  • The Saudis replied that although informal discussions could be held there, as they have been in the past, they would grant no formal status to the effort until the Taliban complied with certain "redlines," including renunciation of violence, rejection of al-Qaeda and allegiance to the Afghan constitution.

    Potential talks between Afghan government, Taliban in push for peace

  • I put the quotes around "redlines," because I'm really thinking this is more of a complete rewrite than a redline, and I have so little time to do it that I have to hope the editor understands what he will get is a second first draft that incorporates his changes, but that was written so quickly it won't be tight.

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  • I'm currently deep into the "redlines" for my novel The Relic of the Dawn.

    New Look, New Journal - new deadlines

  • Top White House officials who participated in the closed-door meeting said Medvedev described for Obama the "redlines" that Russia could not cross.

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  • First ladies Michelle Obama and Sarah Brown | ©Downing Street / flickrNo grand summit would be complete without talk of 'redlines' and rifts amongst the key participants.

  • According to the weekly, JMP asked President Saleh to make the up-coming parliamentary elections a turning point to political life, citing that the ruling General People Congress, has "redlines" which can't be crossed, and these redlines are the main the reason why dialogues and efforts to compromise fail.

    Yemen RSS News Feed - Yemen Times

  • American and British media picked up on this story last week, typically, most have ignored some of the more informative elements of the cable such as revelations about who owns what in Saudi media and what are considered "redlines" and what are not, which only a few reports picked up on and focused on the impact of American sitcoms and drama Vs propaganda efforts, possibly because a headline like "Desperate Housewives Stifles Islamic Extremism" is likely to attract more Western readers.

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  • For example, the U.S. gives Egypt more than $1.3 billion each year in mostly military aid, and it should already be making clear to the transitional Egyptian government that there are redlines for this support -- such as the threat of religious cleansing that was visible in the Oct. 9 massacre of mostly Coptic Christian protestors at Maspero.

    Kurt J. Werthmuller: Getting Away With It: Egypt's Religious Minorities Need The Rule Of Law

  • It actually redlines at 10 GB on a month and my normal usage stays below a gigabyte.

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