put a hold on

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Definition of put a hold on

: to order that something is to be kept for a particular person or time I asked the library to put a hold on the book for me.

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“Put a hold on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20a%20hold%20on. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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