Meaning of HOLDING in English


hold ‧ ing W3 /ˈhəʊldɪŋ $ ˈhoʊl-/ BrE AmE noun [countable]

[ Word Family: noun : ↑ hold , ↑ holder , ↑ holding ; verb : ↑ hold ]

something which a person owns, especially land or ↑ share s in a company

holding in

The government has decided to sell its 21% holding in the firm.

land/property/currency etc holding

companies with large property holdings

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.