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English definition of “hold”

hold

noun [U] (FIRM SUPPORT)   /hoʊld/
the act of taking and keeping something in your hand or arms , or the way you do this: Don’t lose hold of the dog’s leash . If you can get/ grab /take hold of that end of the box , I’ll take this end and we’ll lift it.
(Definition of hold noun (FIRM SUPPORT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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