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on-message

[ on-mes-ij, awn‐ ]
/ ˈɒnˈmɛs ɪdʒ, ˈɔn‐ /
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adjective
focused on the central theme or official message of a political, business, or other organization: The candidate's promises are on-message and echo the party platform. Your company’s ads should be entertaining and on-message.
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Origin of on-message

First recorded in 1995–2000; on + message
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British Dictionary definitions for on-message

on message

adjective
(on-message when prenominal) adhering to or reflecting the official line of a political party, government, or other organization
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