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hold off

phrasal verb with hold
 
 
/həʊld/ verb (held, held)
[I or T] to wait for a period of time before doing something: hold off on sth Holding off on the product release meant missing sales targets for the year. Let's hold off placing the order until we've got more information.
(Definition of hold off from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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