hold out


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last and be usable

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wait uncompromisingly for something desirable

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She finds the hold outs are the individual apartment owners, who many own one or two units in a co-op or condo.
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.
Estimates of Iraq's non-Paris Club debt vary but Kuwait, Turkey and Saudi Arabia are three states among the notable hold outs.
This would not only include current hold outs, Norway, Switzerland and Iceland, but also states that are currently in the queue, such as Turkey and the Balkan countries.