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hoarding

noun
 
 
/ˈhɔːdɪŋ/
[C] UK MARKETING a very large sign in a public place on which advertisements are shown: advertising hoardings A number of buildings have been demolished, with hoardings put up around the empty spaces. →  Compare billboard
[U] ECONOMICS, FINANCE the act of collecting and storing a lot of money or objects, sometimes secretly: In the uncertain economic climate, cash hoarding is understandable. →  Compare dishoarding
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