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
Recent Examples of holdback from the Web
Negotiators from the House had agreed near the end of the regular session to lower the holdback to $100 million.
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First Known Use of holdback
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
In a best-case scenario for Facebook, such small gestures of support and moves to self-regulate will placate lawmakers enough to hold back strict regulation.
Eventually what used to hold back the truth doesn’t work anymore.
But rather than simply building higher seawalls to hold back floodwaters, many builders and urban planners are turning to floating and amphibious architecture — and finding ways to adapt buildings to this new reality.
For an economy held back by weak productivity growth and skill shortages, the under-utilization of women in the labor force represents a major cost.
Drama, drama, drama: The world’s most stylish did not hold back on swagger to close out March.
At the same time, strong compliance with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries’ agreement to hold back crude output by 1.8 million barrels a day has supported prices.
And the Podesta emails, leaked slowly over the month of October, were doled out selectively, with a number of exchanges held back, according to two Clinton campaign officials.
Various difficulties held back Torres during his first two seasons with the Dynamo.
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First Known Use of hold back
hold back Synonyms
cramp one's style, give a hard time;
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