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a negotiator who hopes to gain concessions by refusing to come to terms

a refusal by a negotiator to come to terms in the hope of obtaining a better deal

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the act of hiding playing cards in a gambling game so they are available for personal use later

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A handful of holdout families have accepted compensation to leave their homes in Borei Keila, following individual negotiations with district authorities yesterday.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iraqi government forces gave an ultimatum to ISIL militants to choose between surrendering or death as forces as troops reach the heart of the group's last holdout in Nineveh province.
USA], Jun 22 ( ANI ): Two holdouts kept Bill Cosby from being convicted guilty of sexual assault, a juror has revealed.
With the new government coming to terms with the holdouts, Argentina's time in default is coming to an end, and the country will soon be free - or so it would seem.
9 billion) in new debt to finance payments to holdout bondholders who won their 15-year battle against the nation.
The YouTube broadcast was streamed by a friend of David Fry, 27, one of the four holdouts.
The other holdout counties as of July 7 were Dallam and Roberts counties in the Panhandle; Irion, Hartley and Loving counties in West Texas; and Hamilton County, located between Austin and Fort Worth.
3 billion in bond payments to these holdouts that a US judge in New York had ordered them to pay in 2012.
Kicillof told reporters in New York that Argentina had offered the holdouts the same terms as the bond swaps issued in 2005 and 2010.
The standoff figured prominently at the Mercosur bloc's meeting in Caracas on Tuesday, with heads of state castigating the holdouts as speculators menacing the entire region.
Argentina was ordered by Griesa in 2012 to pay holdouts, who did not participate in the debt exchange, $1.
A federal judge has asked Citigroup, Inc (NYSE: C) to wait to see whether a court ruling on whether Argentina must pay hedge fund holdouts from its 2001 default will affect it.
2010 to deal with remaining holdouts, on slightly less favorable terms
Public use and holdouts | Miceli devotes the first part of the book to the problem the Supreme Court considered in Kelo: When should the government be allowed to condemn private property?
Time is running out for the holdouts in Queens' Willets Point, where the city is planning to make its first move towards seizing a 20-acre swath of land through eminent domain next week.