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hold back

phrasal verb with hold uk   /həʊld/ us   verb held, held
[I] to not speak or state an opinion: I held back during the meeting because I knew that my opinions were too controversial.
(Definition of hold back from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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