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party line

1. the policies or dogma of a political party, to which all members are expected to subscribe
2. Chiefly US the boundary between adjoining property

party line

[′pärd·ē ′līn]
(communications)
A subscriber line arranged to serve more than one station, with discriminatory ringing for each station.
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Free international Party Line calls can be made to and from the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland.
Party Line allows up to five people to talk simultaneously with no complex set-up, dial-ins or passcodes.
Of the half who show up to choose a president, the majority are committed Democrats or Republicans who will almost always vote the party line, no matter who's name is on the ballot.
Encouraged by their success, the people demanded free elections and scored a major victory over the pro-Beijing parties, which had been favored with a voting formula guaranteeing a Legislative Council majority toeing the PRC's party line.
Within days, Nader had received expressions of support from activists in at least eighteen states, including New Mexico and Alaska, where there are already strong Green parties; Pennsylvania, where the Consumer Party line could be available; and Wisconsin, where some members of the New Progressive Party want him on their ballot.
Lenin considered cinema the most important art for promoting the Bolshevik party line.
Smith's job was to scour the public statements made by Big Brother and "rectify" those that subsequently proved to be in error; he did this by excising the offending words from the database, reworking the public record to fit the current party line, and casting the offending comments down the "memory hole.
Misandry invariably leads to misogyny, since women who fail to adhere to the party line must be collaborationists.
That's why I wrote "Stand up against governments, against God"--the monotheist domination of consciousness that insists on its own party line.
he was invited to represent the party line," complained Sarah Friedman, a colleague of Belsky.
Stories conflicting with the party line are spiked (if possible) or downplayed (page 17).
One of the most common tactics employed by the elite press is to "spike" facts, information, and stories challenging or contradicting the Party Line.