American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A temporary immobilization, as of traffic, work, or mechanical operation.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A strike among street-car or railway men, or others, in which the horses are tied up or traffic is otherwise suspended.
- n. a social or business relationship
- n. an interruption of normal activity
“Greece's central bank called the tie-up a "milestone" in the process of reorganizing the country's financial system.”
“DQ Entertainment in French tie-up to 'reboot' Robin Hood DQ Entertainment is teaming up with French studio Method Animation to produce a 3D Robin Hood television series aimed at children Smarte work goes Morgan Sindall's way These are tough times for the building industry, but Morgan Sindall has some cheer having landed a slice of £500 million in construction...”
“DQ Entertainment in French tie-up to 'reboot' Robin Hood DQ Entertainment is teaming up with French studio Method Animation to produce a 3D Robin Hood television series aimed at children”
“Schaeffler has since said that its eventual aim is a merger with Continental, but the companies' heavy debt loads and disagreements over how to pursue a tie-up have put such plans on hold.”
“These people say Goldman bankers were helping Sprint draw up different combinations, including a potential tie-up with T-Mobile.”
“The tie-up, which was flagged by executives from both banks early last year, will see the two sides initially invest 3.5 billion yuan $534 million in the joint venture.”
“Lawmakers appear determined to ensure that such a tie-up won't happen in the future, as another bill presented to the committee seeks to require KDB Financial to seek parliamentary approval for any plan to take control of another financial company.”
“Instead, a month-long battle between BP and its partners in TNK was fought in boardrooms and courts across Europe over whether or not the Rosneft tie-up violated the TNK-BP shareholder agreement.”
“AT&T Inc.'s move to acquire T-Mobile USA for $39 billion was a boost for the market in March, which came after Duke Energy Corp.'s $13.4 billion tie-up with Progress Energy Inc. and NYSE Euronext 's planned $10.4 billion tie-up with Deutsche Börse AG.”
“Associated Press The Duke Energy-Progress Energy tie-up was part of a deal frenzy that now seems to be waning.”
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