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Definition of holding noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1holding (in something) a number of shares that someone has in a company She has a 40% holding in the company.
  2. 2an amount of property that is owned by a person, museum, library, etc. one of the most important private holdings of Indian art The holding has been housed in the museum since 2002.
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