holdback

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noun hold·back \ˈhōl(d)-ˌbak\

Definition of holdback

  1. 1 :  something that retains or restrains

  2. 2a :  the act of holding backb :  something held back

Examples of holdback in a Sentence

  1. there'll be a holdback on production until the new machinery is fully installed

  2. the only holdback to starting the new job is my contractual commitment to my current position

1581

First Known Use of holdback

1581



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