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  • n. Plural form of holdout.


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  • Among the worst holdouts is Oppenheimer & Co., which sold approximately $1 billion in ARS.

    Phil Trupp: Time to End Wall Street's Massive Roach Motel

  • In the months to come, the United States will continue to encourage contrition from Lobo, while the Latin American holdouts will keep exploiting their political leverage over Honduras.

    Daniel Altschuler: One Year After the Honduran Coup: Isolation, Insecurity, Impunity

  • Like most brushes with the embrace of openness, Microsoft is probably at war with itself once again, on the one hand having elements within that want to do the right thing and on the other, for some reason, being heavily influence by holdouts from the evil empire.

    My OpenID Shitlist, Hitlist and Wishlist for 2008 | FactoryCity

  • Among the potential holdouts is Walt Disney Co., according to one person familiar with the association's plans.

    Boing Boing

  • The main holdouts, unsurprisingly, are the few dozen most selective and prestigious schools in the United States — that is, the ones that already do well on measures of reputation and resources.

    What Makes A College Good?

  • So far, however, virtually all Argentine debt "holdouts" -- investors who didn't take Argentina's exchange offer -- are still waiting for their money, around $20 billion, not including past-due interest.

    Lawsuits Against Ecuador Face Obstacles

  • Once again, one of the holdouts was the Triangle Waist Company.

    Peter Dreier: The Fire Last Time

  • Please call the holdouts and ask why they're opposed to making a strong statement against lynching.


  • Now, since the beginning of the week, we've seen a real intensification of U.S. military efforts against what are being described as holdouts from the old regime.

    CNN Transcript Jun 12, 2003

  • Rep. John Dingell, a Michigan Democrat, called the holdouts "rogue hedge funds" and "vultures" and said in a statement that they "will now be dealt with accordingly in court." What's News US


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