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phrasal verb [transitive] [often passive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyhold up as
he/she/itholds up as
present participleholding up as
past tenseheld up as
past participleheld up as
  1. hold someone/something up as something to say that someone or something is an example of something, usually something good
    He was held up as a hero.
    We were held up as the best example of working practice.
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