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English definition of “hold”

hold

verb [T] (NOT INCLUDE)    /həʊld/ US  /hoʊld/ (held, held) US
If you ask someone to hold something, you do not want them to include it: I'd like a ham sandwich on rye, hold the lettuce.Excluding
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