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holding operationnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈhəʊl.dɪŋ ɒp.ərˌeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˈhoʊl.dɪŋ ɑː.pəˌreɪ.ʃən/ UK
(Definition of holding operation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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holding operationnoun [C]

uk   us  
something that is done as a ​temporaryaction in ​order to ​stop a ​badsituation from getting worse, or until further decisions can be made: Keeping ​interestrateslow is a ​holdingoperation until there is a significant ​improvement in the ​economicsituation.
(Definition of holding operation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “holding operation”
in Chinese (Simplified) 临时措施…
in Chinese (Traditional) 臨時措施…
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