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English definition of “hold”

hold

verb [T] (MAKE HAPPEN)    /həʊld/ US  /hoʊld/ (held, held)
B1 to have something such as a meeting or an election : Could we hold a meeting to discuss this tomorrow afternoon ? The election will be held on 8 August . I find it's almost impossible to hold a sensible conversation with her.Causing things to happen
(Definition of hold verb (MAKE HAPPEN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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