tie-up

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tie-up(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (traffic jam)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el embotellamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I was late getting to the office because of a tie-up on the freeway.Llegué tarde a la oficina por un embotellamiento en la autopista.
2. (link)
a. el vínculo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Our local school has some kind of tie-up with the university.Nuestra escuela local tiene cierto tipo de vínculo con la universidad.
b. el acuerdo comercial
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(link between companies)
We are looking into a mutually beneficial tie-up between our two companies.Estamos estudiando la posibilidad de un acuerdo comercial que beneficie mutuamente a nuestras dos empresas.
c. la fusión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(merger)
There has been a lot of speculation about a possible tie-up between our company and a British one.Se ha especulado mucho sobre una posible fusión de nuestra compañía con una británica.
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tie-up [ˈtaɪʌp]
noun
1 (connection) enlace (m); vínculo (m); (Comm) (between companies) acuerdo (m) para llevar a cabo un proyecto; (para llevar a cabo un proyecto)
The tie-up gives Highland two seats on the Orpar board It is reminiscent of the tie-up formalised by Guinness and Moet Hennessy
2 (US) [of traffic] embotellamiento (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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