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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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Holdbacks will be returned or released on demand guarantee issued one month at the latest after the expiry of the warranty period.
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.