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"hoarding" in British English

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hoardingnoun [C]

uk   /ˈhɔː.dɪŋ/  us   /ˈhɔːr-/ UK
  • hoarding noun [C] (ADVERTISEMENT)

(US billboard) a very ​largeboard on which ​advertisements are ​shown, ​especially at the ​side of a ​road: an ​advertising hoarding
  • hoarding noun [C] (FENCE)

a ​temporaryfence, usually made of ​boards, put around an ​area, ​especially one where ​people are ​building
(Definition of hoarding from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hoarding" in Business English

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hoardingnoun

uk   us   /ˈhɔːdɪŋ/
[C] UK MARKETING a very large ​sign in a ​publicplace on which ​advertisements are shown: advertising hoardings A ​number of ​buildings have been demolished, with hoardings put up around the empty ​spaces.
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[U] ECONOMICS, FINANCE the ​act of ​collecting and ​storing a lot of ​money or ​objects, sometimes secretly: In the uncertain ​economicclimate, ​cash hoarding is understandable.
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(Definition of hoarding from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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