hold out


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last and be usable

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wait uncompromisingly for something desirable

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The move by the historic dealership represents one of the last hold outs to leave their original location in the downtown area.
Security source told NINA on Tuesday, June 4, that the First Stage of the operation has been concluded by carrying pre-emptive strikes against Qaeda hold outs in Diyala province; it resulted in capturing 15 Qaeda members, including 5 high level commanders.
Estimates of Iraq's non-Paris Club debt vary but Kuwait, Turkey and Saudi Arabia are among the notable hold outs.