Definition of “holding operation” - English Dictionary


(Definition of “holding operation” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“holding operation” in Business English

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holding operationnoun [ C ]

uk us

something that is done as a temporary action in order to stop a bad situation from getting worse, or until further decisions can be made:

Keeping interest rates low is a holding operation until there is a significant improvement in the economic situation.

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

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