What is hold in?

  • (verb): Lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits.
    Synonyms: control, hold, contain, check, curb, moderate
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Feltham And Heston (UK Parliament Constituency) - Election Results - Elections in The 1970s
... R Lugg 168 0.3 Majority 4,105 6.9 Turnout 74.3 Labour hold Swing General Election October 1974 Feltham and Heston Party Candidate Votes % ±% Labour Russell Kerr 26,611 49.6 ...

More definitions of "hold in":

  • (verb): Hold back; keep from being perceived by others.
    Synonyms: conceal, hold back

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