Meaning of HOLDING in English

HOLDING

transcription, транскрипция: [ hoʊldɪŋ ]

( holdings)

1.

If you have a holding in a company, you own shares in it. ( BUSINESS )

That would increase Olympia & York’s holding to 35%...

= investment

N-COUNT : with supp

2.

A holding operation or action is a temporary one that is intended to keep a situation under control and to prevent it from becoming worse.

A garden is, at best, a holding operation against nature.

ADJ : ADJ n

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