n. 佃户租种的土地; 所有物（如土地、债券、股份等）; 私有财产; （因其热情、精力或决心等）阻拦不住某人
v. 拿( hold的现在分词); 认为; 包含; 容纳
If you have a holding in a company, you own shares in it.
That would increase Olympia & York's holding to 35%...
Sid's amazing wealth comes from holdings in oil, gas, land and property.
A holding is an area of farm land which is owned or rented by the person who grows crops on it.
The holdings of a place such as a museum, library, or art gallery are the items such as books or paintings which are kept there.
A holding operation or action is a temporary one that is intended to keep a situation under control and to prevent it from becoming worse.
A garden is, at best, a holding operation against nature.
1. the act of keeping in your possession
2. something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone;
1. designed for (usually temporary) retention;
He was debarred from holding public office.
She was holding the cat in her arms and petting it tenderly.
At the approach of cold weather, the troops were unable to keep holding the field.
When we left the room, he was still holding forth on his adventures.
She suggested holding a tea party for relaxation.