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English definition of “hold back on sth”

hold back on sth

phrasal verb with hold     /həʊld/ verb (held, held)
to wait for a period of time before doing something: We held back on the product release until the third quarter .
(Definition of hold back on sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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