Meaning of DEADLINE in English

DEADLINE

/ ˈdedlaɪn; NAmE / noun

deadline (for sth) a point in time by which sth must be done :

I prefer to work to a deadline .

The deadline for applications is 30 April.

the January 15 deadline set by the United Nations

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.