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[hang-uhp] /ˈhæŋˌʌp/

noun, Slang.
a preoccupation, fixation, or psychological block; complex:
His hang-up is trying to outdo his brother.
a source of annoying difficulty or burden; impediment; snag:
The most serious hang-up the project has is a shortage of funds.
a fixture, object, or decoration that can be affixed to a wall, ceiling, other objects, etc.:
He brightened up the room with flower baskets and other hang-ups.



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