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ˈhoʊldˌoʊ vərholdover

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. holdover, hangovernoun

    an official who remains in office after his term

  2. hangover, holdovernoun

    something that has survived from the past

    "a holdover from the sixties"; "hangovers from the 19th century"

Wiktionary

  1. holdovernoun

    Something left behind, saved or remaining from an earlier time.

  2. holdovernoun

    The distance (at target) by which a rifle scope is aimed higher than the intended point of impact in order to compensate for bullet drop over the distance to the target.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of holdover in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of holdover in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of holdover in a Sentence

  1. Judicial Watch:

    Andrew Weisman, a key prosecutor on Robert Mueller’s team, praised Obama DOJ holdover Sally Yates after she lawlessly thwarted President Trump, how much more evidence do we need that the Mueller operation has been irredeemably compromised by anti-Trump partisans?

  2. Catherine Croft:

    During my time at the NSC, I received multiple calls from lobbyist Robert Livingston, who told me that Ambassador Yovanovitch should be fired, robert Livingston characterized Ambassador Yovanovitch as an' Obama holdover' and associated with George Soros. It was not clear to me at the time — or now — at whose direction or at whose expense Robert Livingston was seeking the removal of Ambassador Yovanovitch.

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