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English definition of “hold-up”

hold-up

  /ˈhəʊldʌp/ noun
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
(Definition of hold-up noun from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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