Definisi 'hold back'

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verb
1 hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of Terjemahkan
Example:
Arrest the downward trend
Check the growth of communism in South East Asia
Contain the rebel movement
Turn back the tide of communism
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2 keep under control; keep in check Terjemahkan
Example:
suppress a smile
Keep your temper
keep your cool
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3 refrain from doing Terjemahkan
Example:
she forbore a snicker
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4 wait before acting Terjemahkan
Example:
the scientists held off announcing their results until they repeated the experiment
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5 secure and keep for possible future use or application Terjemahkan
Example:
The landlord retained the security deposit
I reserve the right to disagree
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6 hold back; keep from being perceived by others Terjemahkan
Example:
She conceals her anger well
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