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holdover

noun hold·over \ˈhōld-ˌō-vər\

: someone or something that remains or is kept from an earlier time

Full Definition of HOLDOVER

:  one that is held over

Examples of HOLDOVER

  1. He is the only holdover from their last championship team.
  2. This policy is a holdover from the previous administration.

First Known Use of HOLDOVER

1893

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May 23, 2015
debouch Hear it
to emerge or cause to emerge
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