Holding Definition

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1. 'It's giving me more things to be fearful of, ' Ryan said, referring to the disclosures of some banks' large holdings of loans to customers in troubled countries. 1
2. 'We reduced our cash holdings and increased our investments in alternative assets with a view to further diversifying our portfolio, ' CIC Chairman Lou Jiwei said in the report. 1
3. " One damned bast -- Scallawag less,'said Tony, holding out his glass for another drink. 1
4. "China faces a dilemma in its holding of the US T-bonds," said Dong Yuping, an economist with the Institute of Finance and Banking at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS). 1
5. "DO YOU WANT A CIGARETTE?" I ask Htan Dah, holding up a pack of Thai-issue Marlboros. 1
6. "I can only speak on behalf of the listed company, " he says. "So maybe it's the holding company, but not us." 1
7. "I'm Nancy Drew," she said, holding out her hand. 1
8. "It's not a lack of liquidity that's holding the economy back," said Michelle Girard, senior U.S. economist at RBS Securities in Stamford, Conn. 1
9. "Mr Cummings is here," she said, holding the door open. 1
10. "On paper we have a potential gain in excess of $30bn," said Joe Price, BofA's chief financial officer, adding that it would be able to cash in some of its holding over the next 2 to 3 years. 1
11. "The notion that China can threaten us with their large Treasury holdings is not serious," said Robert Scott, director of international programs at the Washington-based Economic Policy Institute. 1
12. "The table that I liked best was about so wide, " she said, holding her arms out a metre and a half. 1
13. "This is my security blanket, " Jackson said, holding tightly to the 1-foot-tall model. "I wanted to make 'Kong' ever since I was 9 years old. " 1
14. "This Pisaster has already killed the mussel, " Thompson says, holding the sea star and the deceased in one hand and separating the mussel'sshells a bit with the other. 1
15. "This, " she says, holding up a pale orange creatureabout the size of her fingernail, "is a pycnogonid, commonly called a seaspider." 1
16. A band of renegades had captured the prince and were holding him to ransom. 1
17. A body of men holding themselves accountable to nobody ought not to be trusted by anybody. Thomas Paine  1
18. A brief introduction is made to the navigation buoy inspection and tender boat, the essential design factors and application of the buoy holding device. 1
19. A broker buy recommendation helped conglomerate Williams Holdings inch ahead a penny to 326p. 0
20. A coffee drinker holding his nose while sipping would taste only the bitter in his brew. 1
21. A common example of the need for multilevel recovery occurs in index management, where holding region locks until transaction commit leads to unacceptably low levels of concurrency. 1
22. A complete set od wireoline drill tools include:core barrel assembly. overshot assembly, drill rods, holding dog, hoisting plug, circle wrench rtc. 1
23. A dispute over English holdings in France led to Edward III of England claiming the French throne; a century of related warfare followed. 1
24. A doctrine holding that all values are baseless and that nothing can be known or communicated. 1
25. A feed solely generated and produced by an individual rights holding broadcaster. 1
26. A flourish of silver trumpets, their shrill fanfare stilling the chatter, and the Prince entered, holding Gaveston's hand. 1
27. A garden is, at best, a holding operation against nature. 1
28. A gasp escaped her as his arms clasped her against him, one hand holding her head to his shoulder. 1
29. A German soldier was holding a white flag above his head. 1
30. A gladiator named Justice holding the distinctive Salinas head in one hand, a bloodied sword in the other. 1
 

Holding

[ˈhōldiNG]

NOUN

holdings (plural noun)

  - an area of land held by lease.

VERB

  - grasp, carry, or support with one's arms or hands.

  - keep or detain (someone).

  - remain secure, intact, or in position without breaking or giving way.

  - contain or be capable of containing (a specified amount).

  - have in one's possession.

  - keep or reserve for someone.

  - prevent from going ahead or occurring.

  - arrange and take part in (a meeting or conversation).

Synonyms

List of Prefixes

A-
Afro-
After-
Ambi-
Amphi-
An-
Ana-
Anglo-
Ante-
Anti-
Ap-
Apo-
Arch-
Astro-
Auto-
Back-
Be-
Bi-

List of Suffixes

-Acy
-Al
-Ance
-Ence
-Dom
-Er
-Or
-Ism
-Ist
-Ity
-Ty
-Ment
-Ness
-Ship
-Sion
-Tion
-Ate
-En