What does placeholder mean?

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ˈpleɪsˌhoʊl dərplace·hold·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. proxy, placeholder, procurator(noun)

    a person authorized to act for another

  2. placeholder(noun)

    a symbol in a logical or mathematical expression that can be replaced by the name of any member of specified set


  1. placeholder(Noun)

    Something used or included temporarily or as a substitute for something that is not known or must remain generic; that which holds, denotes or reserves a place for something to come later.

    This is placeholder data, so you'll want to include the real numbers as soon as you have them.

How to pronounce placeholder?

  1. Alex
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How to say placeholder in sign language?

  1. placeholder


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of placeholder in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of placeholder in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of placeholder in a Sentence

  1. Renato Meirelles:

    It would be an error for the new government to think that they are somehow representative of Brazil, this is a placeholder government that doesn't have anything close to a broad popular mandate.

  2. Julian Kheel:

    Before this revamp, the Amex Green didn't offer much beyond an entry point into the Amex charge card ecosystem, with weak earning rates and few benefits, but American Express said.The changes make the card significantly more competitive instead of just a low-end placeholder.

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