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hold•ing



Pronunciation: (hōl'ding), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/holding.html on line 71 [key]
n.
1. the act of a person or thing that holds.
2. a section of land leased or otherwise tenanted, esp. for agricultural purposes.
3. a company owned by a holding company.
4. Often, holdings. legally owned property, esp. stocks, bonds, or real estate.
5. holdings, Library Science.the entire collection of books, periodicals, and other materials in a library.
6. Sports.the illegal obstruction of an opponent, as in football, basketball, or ice hockey, by use of the hands, arms, or stick.

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

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/holding.html on line 138 holding (Thesaurus)

 

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