deadline deadline  /ˈdɛd ˌlaɪn/


  • (n) the point in time at which something must be completed


  1. Viewpoint: PTI's Romesh Ratnesar argues that setting a deadline for withdrawal may be America's best hope for achieving a victory.
  2. Obama's appeal to the nation came as signs continue to grow that Congress, left largely on its own to fill in the details of health-care reform, will not meet his deadline.
  3. As for extending the deadline, he denied that he had ever promised to do so.


  1. Deadline for City Am golf is today at 5 p.m.

    Today is the deadline to sign up for the Shreveport City Amateur Golf Championship, to be held at Querbes Park Golf Course beginning June 21. Competitors must have their entry forms into the Querbes pro shop by 5 p.m. this afternoon.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Journal News

  2. Deadline for bids for Oreck is July 1

    The Bankruptcy Court on Tuesday approved a July 1 bid deadline and a July 8 potential auction of the assets of the Oreck Corp., whose only bidder so far has been members of the founding Oreck family.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Tennessean

  3. Deadline for Thurston County Fair jobs extended

    The deadline has been extended for those interested in applying for temporary Thurston County Fair jobs this summer, according to a news release.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Olympian

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