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holdup

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of holdup

  1. an instance or period of being prevented from going about one's business a holdup in construction due to the weather Synonyms of holdup detainment, detention, holdback, holding pattern, delay, waitWords Related to holdup deferment, deferral, postponement; reprieve, respite; foot-dragging, hesitation, lag, pause, setback, slowdownNear Antonyms of holdup haste, rush; dispatch, promptitude, promptness



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