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hold·back

 (hōld′băk′)
n.
1.
a. The act of holding back.
b. Something held back.
2. A device that retains or restrains.
3. A strap or an iron catch between the shaft and the harness on a drawn wagon, allowing the horse to stop or back up.

hold•back

(ˈhoʊldˌbæk)

n.
1. something that restrains or keeps in.
2. something that is withheld or deferred.
[1575–85]
Translations

holdback

n
(= obstacle)Hindernis nt
(= thing held back)Einbehaltung f (form); holdback payeinbehaltener Lohn
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Comdisco received approximately $25 million for the settlement of the purchase price holdbacks relating to the sales, which closed in 2002.
According to the law n A 71-584 of 16 July 1971 designed to regulate holdbacks on contracts of work defined by Article 1779-3 A of the Civil Code, a licensee may provide a joint and several guarantee replacing the application of the holdback.
The economic weakness has been reflected in weakened tax collections in fiscal 2002 and to date in fiscal 2003, requiring appropriation holdbacks, transfers, and use of reserves.
In accordance with the law of no71-584 July 16, 1971 designed to regulate holdbacks on contracts of work defined by Article 1779-3 A of the Civil Code, a licensee may provide a joint and several replacement application the holdback.