1 a land held by lease (cf. SMALLHOLDING). b the tenure of land.
2 stocks, property, etc. held.
Phrases and idioms:
holding company a company created to hold the shares of other companies, which it then controls. holding operation a manoeuvre designed to maintain the status quo.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
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holding — hold·ing 1 n 1: a ruling of a court upon an issue of law raised in a case: the pronouncement of law supported by the reasoning in a court s opinion compare decision, dictum, disposition … Law dictionary
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*holding — ● holding nom masculin ou nom féminin (anglais holding company, compagnie qui possède) Société financière qui détient des participations dans d autres sociétés, et dont la fonction est d en assurer l unité de direction. ● holding (difficultés)… … Encyclopédie Universelle
holding — HÓLDING s.n. Societate care deţine o cantitate suficientă din acţiunile altei societăţi pentru a putea exercita controlul asupra ei. – Din engl., fr. holding. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98 HÓLDING holdinguri n. Societate (anonimă)… … Dicționar Român
Holding — may refer to:* Holding, a legal decision * Holding (aviation) * Earl Holding, the majority owner of Sinclair Oil * Michael Holding, a cricket player * Holding company, a company that owns stock in other companies * A common penalty in American… … Wikipedia
Holding On — was an acclaimed UK television drama written by Tony Marchant for the BBC, which was originally broadcast on BBC 2 in 1997, and won a Royal Television Society award in 1998. It was re released by BBC Films on DVD in August 2005.External links*… … Wikipedia
holding — / həuldiŋ/, it. / holding/ locuz. ingl. [ellissi di holding company società di possesso ], usata in ital. come s.f. (econ.) [società che possiede partecipazioni azionarie in più imprese in modo da poterne controllare la gestione] ▶◀ gruppo.… … Enciclopedia Italiana
Holding — Hold ing, n. 1. The act or state of sustaining, grasping, or retaining. [1913 Webster] 2. A tenure; a farm or other estate held of another. [1913 Webster] 3. That which holds, binds, or influences. Burke. [1913 Webster] 4. The burden or chorus of … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
holding — hòlding [b] (II)[/b] prid. <indekl.> DEFINICIJA v. holdinški ETIMOLOGIJA vidi holding [b] (I)[/b] … Hrvatski jezični portal