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Definition 1: the act of hiding playing cards in a gambling game so they are available for personal use later - [noun denoting act]

(holdout is a kind of ...) the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme

"that book is a fraud"

Definition 2: a refusal by a negotiator to come to terms in the hope of obtaining a better deal - [noun denoting communication]

(holdout is a kind of ...) the negotiation of the terms of a transaction or agreement

Definition 3: a negotiator who hopes to gain concessions by refusing to come to terms - [noun denoting person]

Samples where holdout or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • their star pitcher was a holdout for six weeks

(holdout is a kind of ...) someone who negotiates (confers with others in order to reach a settlement)

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