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hold down

verb

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to set bounds or an upper limit for
  • efforts to hold down taxes keep running up against the legislature's ingrained unwillingness to cut spending

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hold-down

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Synonyms of hold-down (Entry 2 of 2)

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The first known use of hold down was in 1533

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“Hold down.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hold%20down. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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