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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyhold out for
he/she/itholds out for
present participleholding out for
past tenseheld out for
past participleheld out for
  1. hold out for something to not accept an offer because you want a better one

    They’ve been holding out for an even higher price.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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