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tie-up

(tī′ŭp′)
n.
A temporary immobilization, as of traffic, work, or mechanical operation.

tie′-up`



n.
a temporary stoppage or slowing of traffic, telephone service, etc., as due to an accident or storm.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tie-up - a social or business relationshiptie-up - a social or business relationship; "a valuable financial affiliation"; "he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team"; "many close associations with England"
relationship - a state involving mutual dealings between people or parties or countries
2.tie-up - an interruption of normal activity
stop, halt - the event of something ending; "it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill"

tie-up

noun link, association, connection, relationship, relation, liaison, tie-in, coordination, hook-up, linkup The deal is expected to result in a tie-up between the two companies.

tie-up

noun
A cessation of normal activity, caused by an accident or strike, for example:
Translations

tie-up

[ˈtaɪʌp] N
1. (= connection) → enlace m, vínculo m (Comm) (between companies) → acuerdo m (para llevar a cabo un proyecto)
2. (US) [of traffic] → embotellamiento m

tie-up

[ˈtaɪˌʌp] n (connection) → legame m
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At a recent SCAG meeting in the San Fernando Valley, planners pointed to the traffic tie-ups experienced when bus and train service were interrupted during the recent 5-week-long transit strike.
have agreed to enter broader tie-ups in the aerospace business, Mitsubishi Electric officials said Wednesday.
In addition to this, it is having negotiations with other banking players such as Citibank and IndusInd for banking tie-ups.
Details of the capital tie-ups have yet to be worked out, said the parties involved in the deal.
should attract 25,000 runners, cyclists, wheelchair athletes and nearly as many traffic tie-ups.
Fuji, known overseas for its Subaru brand, has received inquiries about tie-ups from several overseas automakers, Takeshi Tanaka said.
Similarly, the initiatives of banks and non-bank remittance service providers to expand their international and domestic market coverage through tie-ups abroad as well as the introduction of innovations in their remittance products continued to support the steady inflow of remittances.
The Development Bank of Japan (DBJ) said Tuesday it has signed business tie-ups with 81 local financial institutions as the state-run bank is stepping up collaboration to boost local economies.
Lynne Plambeck, first vice president of the Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment, said group leaders were working diligently to pick up trash, reduce the noise and prevent traffic tie-ups.