holding

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English[edit]

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English Wikipedia has an article on:
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holding (plural holdings)

  1. Something that one owns, especially stocks and bonds.
    • 1980, Joseph D. Dwyer, Russia, the Soviet Union, and Eastern Europe (page 9)
      Although this survey lists only a small number of representative materials in the Hoover Library's Baltic Collection, a comprehensive view of the library's holdings can be gained from the Hoover Institution's card catalog or its printed equivalent
    • 2009, The Economist, Law and order in Italy: Trouble with figures
      Italy's right-wing prime minister was about to cure his biggest headache by selling the state's holding in a troubled airline, Alitalia.
    • 2014, D. K. Acharya, Standard Methods of Contract Bridge Complete (page 378)
      The defender at third position is supposed to keep the partner informed of his holdings in that suit.
  2. A determination of law made by a court.
  3. A tenure; a farm or other estate held of another.
  4. (obsolete) Logic; consistency.
  5. (obsolete) The burden or chorus of a song.
  6. (obsolete, rare) That which holds, binds, or influences; hold; influence; power.
  7. (in texts about Russia, nonstandard) A holding company, or other kind of company (by back-translation from Russian холдинг (xolding)).

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  • Polish: holding

Verb[edit]

holding

  1. present participle of hold
    They were caught holding hands in the dark.

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

holding m or f (plural holdings)

  1. holding company

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English holding.

Noun[edit]

holding f (invariable)

  1. holding company

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English holding.

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holding m inan

  1. (business) holding company

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Further reading[edit]

  • holding in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • holding in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Spanish[edit]

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holding m (plural holdings)

  1. holding company

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English holding.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

holding (definite accusative holdingi, plural holdingler)

  1. holding company

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative holding
Definite accusative holdingi
Singular Plural
Nominative holding holdingler
Definite accusative holdingi holdingleri
Dative holdinge holdinglere
Locative holdingde holdinglerde
Ablative holdingden holdinglerden
Genitive holdingin holdinglerin
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular holdingim holdinglerim
2nd singular holdingin holdinglerin
3rd singular holdingi holdingleri
1st plural holdingimiz holdinglerimiz
2nd plural holdinginiz holdingleriniz
3rd plural holdingleri holdingleri
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular holdingimi holdinglerimi
2nd singular holdingini holdinglerini
3rd singular holdingini holdinglerini
1st plural holdingimizi holdinglerimizi
2nd plural holdinginizi holdinglerinizi
3rd plural holdinglerini holdinglerini
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular holdingime holdinglerime
2nd singular holdingine holdinglerine
3rd singular holdingine holdinglerine
1st plural holdingimize holdinglerimize
2nd plural holdinginize holdinglerinize
3rd plural holdinglerine holdinglerine
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular holdingimde holdinglerimde
2nd singular holdinginde holdinglerinde
3rd singular holdinginde holdinglerinde
1st plural holdingimizde holdinglerimizde
2nd plural holdinginizde holdinglerinizde
3rd plural holdinglerinde holdinglerinde
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular holdingimden holdinglerimden
2nd singular holdinginden holdinglerinden
3rd singular holdinginden holdinglerinden
1st plural holdingimizden holdinglerimizden
2nd plural holdinginizden holdinglerinizden
3rd plural holdinglerinden holdinglerinden
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular holdingimin holdinglerimin
2nd singular holdinginin holdinglerinin
3rd singular holdinginin holdinglerinin
1st plural holdingimizin holdinglerimizin
2nd plural holdinginizin holdinglerinizin
3rd plural holdinglerinin holdinglerinin