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holdbacks

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1 an instance or period of being prevented from going about one's business
  • there'll be a holdback on production until the new machinery is fully installed

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“Holdbacks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/holdbacks. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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