tie-up Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"tie-up" in British English

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tie-upnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈtaɪ.ʌp/

tie-up noun [C] (CONNECTION)

mainly UK a ​connection or ​agreement that ​joins two things or ​organizations: Cambridge University Press ​arranged a tie-up with the ​Germanpublisher Klett.

tie-up noun [C] (DELAY)

US a ​temporaryproblem that ​delaysprogress, such as too much ​traffic on the ​road: I ​missed my ​flight because of a tie-up on the ​interstate.
(Definition of tie-up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"tie-up" in American English

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tie-upnoun [C]

 us   /ˈtɑɪ ˌʌp/

tie-up noun [C] (COMBINING)

an ​agreement that ​combines two ​companies: A tie-up between the two ​aircarriers is ​likely to be ​approved.

tie-up noun [C] (STOP)

a ​stop caused by having too many things come or ​happen together: An ​overturnedtruck caused a ​hugetraffic tie-up.
(Definition of tie-up from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"tie-up" in Business English

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tie-upnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈtaɪʌp/ COMMERCE
an ​agreement between two ​organizations to ​work on a particular ​activity together: tie-up between/with sth A recent tie-up with Amazon has paved the way for the ​retailer to ​offerimproveddeliveryservices.
(Definition of tie-up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tie-up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 联系, 联合,合作…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聯繫, 聯合,合作…
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