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noun as in arbiter

noun as in arbitrator

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The only holdout is Arlington Public Schools, whose officials have repeatedly refused to set a firm date for the return to in-person learning.

Bezos long was a holdout on major philanthropic efforts, despite his growing wealth.

Yeah, there are still holdouts and naysayers, and their actions have surely and needlessly infected others.

That said, there are some things that you can do through the newer campaign experiment tool that you can’t do on your own without the tool, such as holdout tests and brand surveys.

The deal was only passed on Friday morning after Poland, the last holdout, received further assurances of funding for the energy transition.

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But I think Steve Austin has to team up with a Japanese holdout to stop a nuclear bomb from going off or something.

It had been a last holdout state in old Dixie that still elected some Democrats to its top offices.

Jeremy Piven was the holdout, but he has been convinced (and will be paid handsomely for it).

Said Fidas: “ExxonMobil remains a significant holdout with respect to LGBT equality and in many ways an outlier.”

Griesa said that those bankers had to divide the money equally among all bondholders--holdout and not--if it paid anyone.

This holdout works in shirt sleeves and holds the cards in the same place as a cuff-pocket.

The next form of holdout which falls beneath our notice is that known as the 'Cuff Holdout.'

An extremely simple form of appliance, and one which may be utilised with effect, is that known as the 'ring holdout.'

The earliest account we have of anything in the holdout line is the cuff-box described by Houdin.

The very finest holdout the world has ever seen is that known as the Kepplinger or San Francisco.


On this page you'll find 55 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to holdout, such as: arbitrator, go-between, mediator, moderator, referee, and adjudicator.

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