holding operation

noun

a plan or procedure devised to prolong the existing situation

Nearby words

  1. holder in due course,
  2. holdfast,
  3. holding,
  4. holding company,
  5. holding furnace,
  6. holding paddock,
  7. holding pattern,
  8. holding tank,
  9. holdout,
  10. holdover

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