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verb [I or T] (CONTINUE)    /həʊld/ US  /hoʊld/ (held, held)
to cause to stay or continue in the same way as before: Let's hope our good luck holds. I hope the repair holds until we get the car to a garage. The old adage that 'money talks' still holds true (= is still true). The government is committed to holding exports at their present level. The ship/aircraft held its course.Continue and last
(Definition of hold verb (CONTINUE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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