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hold sth down

verb uk phrasal verb with hold   /həʊld/ us    /hoʊld/ (held, held)
to keep something, especially costs, at a low level: to hold down prices/wages
Translations of “hold sth down”
in Chinese (Traditional) 保持…處於低水準, (尤指)保持(低成本)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 保持…处于低水平, (尤指)保持(低成本)…
(Definition of hold sth down from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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