a crowded mass (as of cars) that impedes or blocks movement <a tie-up at the junction of Main and Central has slowed traffic to a crawl>
the state of having shared interests or efforts (as in social or business matters) <in a tie-up with the film studio, the toy company is producing a whole line of figures featuring characters from the animated movie> Synonyms affiliation
Related Words business
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