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English definition of “hang-up”

hang-up

noun [C]  /ˈhæŋ·ʌp/ infml us  
a problem that causes a delay: The doctor never got back to me with the test results – I guess there was some hang-up over the weekend. A hang-up is also a feeling of anxiety: Everyone has their hang-up.
(Definition of hang-up noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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