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synonyms for holdover

  • relic
  • remainder
  • surplus
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Many of the holdovers from that team — attackman Matt Moore, midfielder Dox Aitken, defender Jared Conners and goalie Alex Rode among them — still play crucial roles.
MARYLAND EYES PERFECTION AND VIRGINIA SEEKS CONSECUTIVE CROWNS IN THE MEN’S LACROSSE TITLE GAMEPATRICK STEVENSMAY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Unfazed by a hostile legislature, Bukele began “cleaning house” by firing holdovers from previous governments from his administration.
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The barriers are a holdover from a time when Internet access was a near-luxury—a consumer product rather than a utility.
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While holdovers have largely powered the Leafs’ strong season, they wouldn’t have a 7 percent chance of winning the franchise’s first Cup since 1967 without the contributions from their newcomers.
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That means that the larval phase isn’t a holdover from the deep past, but “a completely new evolutionary innovation,” he says.
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Some might be holdovers from a specific diet you’ve tried in the past, like the idea that you should avoid carbs, or that there’s a static number of calories you should eat in a day.
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When our men enter military service, there is a strong holdover of their prodigal civilian habits.
THE ARMED FORCES OFFICERU. S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
A liquid substance which when applied to a "holdover" revivifies it and enables its owner to sit up and notice the bar-tender.
THE SILLY SYCLOPEDIANOAH LOTT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HOLDOVER

  • adjournment
  • delay
  • holdover
  • moratorium
  • pause
  • putting off
  • stay
  • suspension
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.