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hold off

verb

Definition of HOLD OFF

transitive verb
1
:  to block from an objective :  delay
2
:  to defer action on :  postpone <hold off a decision>
3
:  to fight to a standoff :  withstand
intransitive verb
:  to defer or temporarily stop doing something

First Known Use of HOLD OFF

15th century

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