Meaning of “lifting” in the English Dictionary

"lifting" in Business English

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liftingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈlɪftɪŋ/ us

GOVERNMENT, POLITICS the action of ending a rule or law:

the lifting of a ban/injunction/embargo
Chief among the benefits was the lifting of the economic sanctions.

the action of moving something from a lower to a higher position:

His job required him to do a lot of heavy lifting.

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