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hotline Syllabification: hot·line
Pronunciation: /ˈhätˌlīn/
(also hot line)

Definition of hotline in English:


A direct telephone line set up for a specific purpose, especially for use in emergencies or for communication between heads of government: a domestic violence hotline
More example sentences
  • In various cities, emergency hotlines and hostels have been set up for women and girls forced to flee their neighbourhoods.
  • The people of Scotland decided the final winners by voting in their thousands via telephone hotlines and the internet.
  • The woman shopkeeper saw her condition and called Childline, an emergency hotline for children in distress.

Words that rhyme with hotline

lifeline • pipeline • sight line
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