February 20, 2020
Learner's Word of the Day
deadline /ˈdɛdˌlaɪn/ noun
deadline
/ˈdɛdˌlaɪn/
noun

plural deadlines

Trying to finish an assignment before the deadline
Trying to finish an assignment before the deadline
Learner's definition of DEADLINE

: a date or time when something must be finished : the last day, hour, or minute that something will be accepted

[count]

  • She worked on her composition right up until the deadline

  • We had to hurry to meet/make the deadline.

  • We missed the deadline

  • The project was completed a week past its deadline.

  • The deadline for submitting college applications is April 19th

  • They're working under/with a deadline.

[noncount]

  • They're working under deadline.

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