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holdup

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


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