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English noun: tie-up

1. tie-up (state) a social or business relationship

SamplesA valuable financial affiliation.
He was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team.
Many close associations with England.

Synonymsaffiliation, association, tie

Broader (hypernym)relationship

2. tie-up (event) an interruption of normal activity

Synonymsstand, standstill

Broader (hypernym)halt, stop

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