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- enPR: hōldʹ-ĭng, IPA: /ˈhoːldɪŋ/, X-SAMPA: /"ho:ldIN/
- Rhymes: -əʊldɪŋ
- Hyphenation: hold‧ing
- Something that one owns, especially stocks and bonds.
- A determination of law made by a court.
- A tenure; a farm or other estate held of another.
- (obsolete) That which holds, binds, or influences.
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- (obsolete) The burden or chorus of a song.
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Coordinate terms 
- (determination): finding
something that one owns, especially stocks and bonds
- Present participle of hold.