Meaning of “hoarding” in the English Dictionary

"hoarding" in Business English

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uk /ˈhɔːdɪŋ/ us

[ 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.

[ 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.

(Definition of “hoarding” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)