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holding operation

noun [C usually singular]
 
UK
a temporary way of dealing with a situation until a new and better way can be introduced
临时措施
This is just a holding operation until we get the new management structure sorted out.
这只是我们在建立新的管理架构之前采取的临时措施。
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in Chinese (Traditional) 臨時措施…
(Definition of holding operation from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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