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hand–holding

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noun hand–hold·ing \-ˌhōl-diŋ\

Simple Definition of hand–holding

  • : patient attention, support, or instruction

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of hand–holding

  1. :  solicitous attention, support, or instruction (as in servicing clients)

hand–holder

\-ˌhōl-dər\ noun

1967

First Known Use of hand–holding

1967


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