bright-line

adjective \ ˈbrīt-ˌlīn \

Definition of bright-line

: providing an unambiguous criterion or guideline especially in law
  • a bright-line distinction

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First Known Use of bright-line

1982

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bright line

noun

legal Definition of bright line

: a clear distinction that resolves a question or matter in dispute

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