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tie-up

noun [C] uk   /ˈtaɪ.ʌp/ us  

tie-up noun [C] (CONNECTION)

mainly UK a connection or agreement that joins two things or organizations: Cambridge University Press arranged a tie-up with the German publisher Klett.

tie-up noun [C] (DELAY)

US a temporary problem that delays progress, such as too much traffic on the road: I missed my flight because of a tie-up on the interstate.
Translations of “tie-up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 聯繫, 聯合,合作…
in Chinese (Simplified) 联系, 联合,合作…
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