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holder

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Daily life
holderhold‧er /ˈhəʊldə $ ˈhoʊldər/ ●●○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 OWNHAVEsomeone who owns or controls something 🔊 the 800 metres world record holder 🔊 Season-ticket holders are furious at the rise in rail fares. 🔊 British passport holdersholder of 🔊 holders of ordinary shares2 Dsomething that is used to hold an objectcandle/cigarette/test-tube etc holder
Examples from the Corpus
holderI said I did not think a holder would solve the problem.candle holdersA point to watch here, is where a credit card holder applies for an extra card on the same account.Credit card holders can order tickets by phone.a cigarette holderHe placed the lamp and the guttering candle in its holder on a low table in the centre of the floor.Eurobonds are principally in bearer form, transferable by delivery with no record of holder, thereby preserving anonymity.It comes as welcome news for around three thousand pension holders in Swindon.Is there a lot of rivalry among key power holders or is there open respect?The holder of Card 3 will write down observations.candle/cigarette/test-tube etc holderBeside it was a test-tube holder with a series of blood samples.Two bronze candle holders in the center flanked a floral piece.He was carefully not displaying his cigarette holder and wore a floppy khaki drill jacket and baggy trousers of the same material.There was a joint in the cigarette holder.He took the cigarette holder out of his wide mouth and beamed at his visitor, his Roosevelt smile, warm and toothy.
From Longman Business Dictionaryholderhold‧er /ˈhəʊldəˈhoʊldər/ noun [countable]1someone who possesses land, investments etcholder ofThe holders of the bonds will be paid £100 on that date. see also bondholder, cardholder, debenture holder, policyholder, shareholder, stockholder2the person who has a particular jobholder ofThe previous holder of the post resigned.
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