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holder

noun [C] uk   /ˈhəʊl.dər/ us    /ˈhoʊl.dɚ/

holder noun [C] (CONTAINER)

a device for putting objects in or for keeping them in place: a toothbrush holder a cigarette holder

holder noun [C] (OWNER)

someone who officially owns something: an account/licence/passport holder Holders of shares in the company receive various benefits.
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