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Pronunciation: (hōld'doun"), [key]
n.
1. a clamp for holding a metal piece, as a sheet being deep-drawn, to prevent distortion or movement.
2. restraint or limitation short of reduction, esp. on costs: a substantial holddown on military spending.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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