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holdover

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishholdoverhold‧o‧ver /ˈhəʊldˌəʊvə $ ˈhoʊldˌoʊvər/ noun [countable] American English 🔊 🔊 REMEMBERan action, feeling, or idea that has continued from the past into the present syn hangoverholdover from 🔊 Her fear of dogs is a holdover from her childhood. hold over at hold1
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holdoverAt first, he seemed like any other union hack, a holdover from the Boyle era.Richard lived in a single-room occupancy, a holdover from the twenties, when Greenwich Village was filled with writers and artists.It was a holdover from the days of her marriage that she had difficulty shaking.With the exception of Maynor, those players represented the only holdovers from the Perry Moss regime, which ended in 1997.Some of the librarians were holdovers from the Reagan administration.holdover fromAbe, with his long hair and beard, looks like a holdover from the 1960s.
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