Definitions

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  • adj. Not held.

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Examples

  • Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Calgary Southwest, Alta. minority governing Conservatives will hold a training conference for the 143 MPs, the 165 candidates in unheld ridings, and campaign managers in Ottawa this week.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Some of them will die alone, hands unheld, faces unstroked, sanitized.

    We Have Lost Our Humanity

  • Tell your anon to go talk to those wothin whose hands it is to deliver, not attribute unheld opinions to those who comment upon them.

    D Day for the EU.

  • McCain doesn't seem like the kind of guy who would let a grudge go unheld.

    Archive 2004-06-01

  • Nelson Mandela and Deputy President Thabo Mbeki, unanimously unheld an earlier disciplinary committee decision to expel Holomisa from the party, NEC chairman Jacob Zuma said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "You see how he stands unheld on the sales platform"

    Fighting Slave Of Gor

  • Saint Augustine supported and unheld this theory: “Every thing pleases only by beauty; in beauty, by shapes; in shapes, by proportions; and in proportions, by numbers” (De ordine II 15, 42).

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • Still, do not, I urge you, look for The Good through any of these other things; if you do, you will see not itself but its trace: you must form the idea of that which is to be grasped cleanly standing to itself not in any combination, the unheld in which all have hold: for no other is such, yet one such there must be.

    The Six Enneads.

  • High on their shoulders, babes unheld, that swayed

    Hippolytus/The Bacchae

  • Yet we walk unheld, free, the whole earth over, journeying up and down, till we make our ineffaceable mark upon time and the diverse eras,

    To Him that was Crucified

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