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hold out

verb uk phrasal verb with hold   /həʊld/ us    /hoʊld/ (held, held)

(DEFEND)

to continue to defend yourself against an enemy or attack without being defeated: They won't be able to hold out much longer under this sort of bombardment.

(SUPPLY OF STH)

If a supply of something such as food or money holds out, there is enough of it to last for a particular period of time.
(Definition of hold out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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