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withhold

verb [T]
 
 
/wɪðˈhəʊld/ ( past tense and past participle withheld)
to not give someone the information, money, etc that they want: The company has decided to withhold payment until the job has been finished.Keeping and storing things
Translations of “withhold”
in Spanish negar, rehusar…
in French refuser…
in German vorenthalten…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拒絕給與, 扣留…
in Russian умалчивать, удерживать…
in Turkish vermemek, alıkoymak, esirgemek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拒绝给与, 扣留…
in Polish wstrzymywać…
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