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holdover

[hohld-oh-ver] /ˈhoʊldˌoʊ vər/
noun
1.
a person or thing remaining from a former period.
2.
Printing. overset that can be kept for future use.
Origin of holdover
1885-1890
1885-1890, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase hold over
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hold over

verb (transitive, mainly adverb)
1.
to defer consideration of or action on
2.
to postpone for a further period
3.
to prolong (a note, chord, etc) from one bar to the next
4.
(preposition) to intimidate (a person) with (a threat)
noun (US & Canadian, informal)
5.
an elected official who continues in office after his term has expired
6.
a performer or performance continuing beyond the original engagement
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