hold-up Meaning in Cambridge Essential English Dictionary
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hold-up

noun
 
/ˈhəʊldʌp/
something that makes you move slowly or makes you late: There were several hold-ups on the motorway.
the action of stealing money from a bank, shop, car, etc. using force
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