Definition of 'branch line'
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Rail experts predict that a likely cut in government funding will mean the closure of some branch lines and loss-making routes. Times, Sunday Times (2006)All are linked by a model railway, with more than 400 metres of realistically signalled main and branch lines. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It's not just the branch lines but the main line too, where local commuter trains which have standing room only are being withdrawn. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Used Rarely. branch line is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of branch line from the Collins English Dictionary
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