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hold•out



Pronunciation: (hōld'out"), [key]
n.
1. an act or instance of holding out.
2. a person who delays signing a contract in hopes of gaining more favorable terms: The basketball star was a holdout until they offered more money.
3. a person who declines to participate, cooperate, agree, etc.: Aside from one or two holdouts, everyone contributed.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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