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noun red·lin·ing \ˈred-ˌlī-niŋ\

Legal Definition of redlining

  1. 1 :  the illegal practice of refusing to offer credit or insurance in a particular community on a discriminatory basis (as because of the race or ethnicity of its residents) — compare reverse redlining

  2. 2 :  the practice of showing changes to a draft of a document by marking with red lines

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