soft-line

adjective
\ ˈsȯf(t)-ˈlīn \

Definition of soft-line 

: advocating or involving a conciliatory or flexible course of action

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soft-liner \ˈsȯf(t)-ˈlī-nər \ noun

First Known Use of soft-line

1973, in the meaning defined above

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