Significado de “withhold” - en el Diccionario Inglés

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withhold en inglés británico

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withholdverb [ T ]

uk /wɪðˈhəʊld/ us /wɪðˈhoʊld/ withheld, withheld

to refuse to give something or to keep back something:

to withhold information/support
During the trial, the prosecution was accused of withholding crucial evidence from the defence.
Police are withholding the dead woman's name until her relatives have been informed.
She withheld her rent until the landlord agreed to have the repairs done.
The government is planning to withhold benefit payments from single mothers who refuse to name the father of their child.

(Definición de withhold del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

withhold en inglés americano

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withholdverb [ T ]

us /wɪθˈhoʊld, wɪð-/ past tense and past participle withheld /wɪθˈheld, wɪð-/

to refuse to give something, or to keep back something:

Has the government been withholding crucial information?
The governor said he would withhold judgment until he receives the committee’s report.

(Definición de withhold del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

withhold en inglés de negocios

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withholdverb [ T ]

uk /wɪðˈhəʊld/ us withheld, withheld

if someone withholds something from someone else, they do not allow them to have something they expected to have:

withhold evidence/facts/information The director is facing disciplinary action after the inquiry found he deliberately withheld vital information.
The client's name and address have been withheld for security reasons.
withhold approval/support
withhold funding/payment

(Definición de withhold del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)