Definition of holder noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    holder

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈhəʊldə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhoʊldər//
     
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  1. 1a person who has or owns the thing mentioned a licence holder a season ticket holder an account holder a job holder the current holder of the world record holders of high office the holder of a French passport see also record holder, title-holder
  2. 2a thing that holds the object mentioned a pen holder see also cigarette holder
  3. Extra examples Account holders with the bank qualify for a discount on loans. Only ticket holders will be allowed in. She wondered why the previous job holder had left. a coup d’état against an elected presidential office holder. the current 800 metres record holder
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