Holding meaning

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The collection of books and other reading materials at a library.
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(law) The part of a court opinion that announces how the law is being applied to the particular facts of the case and that may establish precedent for future similar cases.
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(sports) Illegal use of the arms, hands, body, or playing stick to obstruct the movements of an opponent.
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Tending to impede or delay progress.

A holding action.

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Designed for usually short-term storage or retention.

A holding tank; a holding cell.

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Land, esp. a farm, rented from another.
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Property owned, as stocks, bonds, or inventory; assets.
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In certain sports, the illegal use of the hands and arms to hinder the movements of an opponent.
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A decision or ruling as by a court of law.
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The decision of a court or judge; the reasoning underlying such a decision.
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A surname​.
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