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noun [countable]     holder pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    someone who owns something or who has been given something
    ticket/license/permit holder:

    Ticket holders should use Gates 7 and 8.

    record/title holder:

    the former world 400m record holder

    holder of:

    the holder of an important public office

  2. 2
    something that is designed to hold or support another object

    a document holder



to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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