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noun [countable] holder pronunciation in American English /ˈhoʊldər/
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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
    candles in brass holders


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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