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Holdup

Hold´up   Pronunciation: hōld´ŭp`
n.1.a robbery, usually at gunpoint.
2.a delay.
3.highway robbery{2}.
Noun1.Holdupholdup - robbery at gunpoint
2.holdup - the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time
Synonyms: delay
afterthought, armed robbery, arrest, arrestation, arrestment, asportation, assault and robbery, banditry, bank robbery, bind, block, blockage, blocking, bureaucratic delay, cattle lifting, cattle stealing, check, clogging, closing up, closure, constriction, cramp, dead time, deceleration, delayage, delayed reaction, detainment, detention, double take, drag, dragging, ease-off, ease-up, exploitation, extortion, fixation, flagging, foot-dragging, gain, halt, hampering, hang-up, highway robbery, hijacking, hindering, hindrance, holdback, hysteresis, impediment, inhibition, interference, interim, jam, lag, lagging, let, letdown, letup, loan-sharking, logjam, minus acceleration, moratorium, mugging, negativism, nuisance value, obstruction, obstructionism, occlusion, opposition, output lag, overassessment, overcharge, paperasserie, pause, pocket picking, process lag, purse snatching, red tape, red-tapeism, red-tapery, repression, reprieve, resistance, respite, restraint, restriction, retardance, retardation, retardment, robbing, setback, shylocking, slack-up, slackening, slow-up, slowdown, slowing, slowing down, slowness, slowup, squeeze, stay, stay of execution, stickup job, stop, stoppage, stranglehold, stricture, suppression, surcharge, suspension, throughput, tie-up, time constants, time lag, time lead, usury, wait
Translate Holdup to German
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hold water
hold-down
holdall
Holdback
Holder
Holder-forth
Holdfast
Holding
holding cell
holding company
holding device
Holding note
Holding over
holding pattern
holdout
holdover
-- Holdup --
holdup man
Hole
Hole and corner
Hole board
hole card
Hole in the air
hole in the ground
hole model
hole out
hole up
hole-and-corner
hole-in-corner
hole-in-the-wall
Holethnic
Holethnos
holey
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