Examples of holdback in a Sentence
there'll be a holdback on production until the new machinery is fully installed
the only holdback to starting the new job is my contractual commitment to my current position
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Legislation is being discussed to do away with the penalty associated with cuts made after holdbacks were announced.
Negotiators from the House had agreed near the end of the regular session to lower the holdback to $100 million.
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balk, bar, block, chain, clog, cramp, crimp, deterrent, drag, embarrassment, encumbrance, fetter, handicap, hindrance, hurdle, impediment, inhibition, interference, manacle, obstacle, obstruction, shackles, stop, stumbling block, trammel;
Definition of hold back
- held back important information
Examples of hold back in a Sentence
the only thing holding Joe back from joining the swim team is lack of transportation
held back her tears until she was alone
Recent Examples of hold back from the Web
PoliticsSF supervisors get to spread some money around their districts Local // PoliticsSF supervisors elect Malia Cohen their president as Breed set to... Local // PoliticsSF supervisors hold back funding for police Tasers, citing concern...
And, of course, there’s one major exception: good old-fashioned 4G, which has been held back not as much by throughput but by bandwidth caps.
Confidence: High Friday starts to inch just a slight bit warmer with highs in the lower to middle 80s, but humidity holds back mostly (afternoon dew points only around 60) and skies should again be on the mostly sunny side.
Outside of the up-and-down energy sector, business investment has been relatively lackluster since the recession ended in mid-2009, a factor that’s held back stronger overall growth in economic output.
But Joseph McGee, vice president of public policy and programs at the Business Council of Fairfield County, said car and rail congestion is probably the largest issue holding back price recovery in the county.
Rocks can fall from walls as the lava lake lowers, and form a dam holding back steam.
Thwaites is one of the only pieces of Antarctica holding back the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, an even larger glacier that could singlehandedly raise sea levels by 16 feet.
But there are a few things holding back the ugly cry.
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hold back Synonyms
cramp one's style, give a hard time;
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