Translation of "holding" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun [ C usually plural ] uk /ˈhəʊl.dɪŋ/ us /ˈhoʊl.dɪŋ/

something that you own such as shares in a company or buildings, or land that you rent and farm

To ensure security the investment fund has holdings in many companies. 為確保資金安全,投資基金會持有多家公司的股份。
adjective [ before noun ] uk /ˈhəʊl.dɪŋ/ us /ˈhoʊl.dɪŋ/ specialized

In football, if a midfield player has a holding role, their main job is to help the defence rather than attack an opponent's goal:

Without a holding midfielder, the two centre backs can be left exposed.

(Translation of “holding” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)