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holding operation

noun [C]
 
 
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.
Translations of “holding operation”
in Chinese (Traditional) 臨時措施…
in Chinese (Simplified) 临时措施…
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