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Noun
An instance or period of being prevented from going about one's business
“The couple has been trapped in this holding pattern for six months, as adoption officials create more red tape.”
Noun
A state of temporary inactivity
“… repair work on the bridge was in a holding pattern for the duration of the winter.”
Noun
An authorization to a debtor, permitting temporary suspension of payments
Verb
A period of waiting
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