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  • n  an official who remains in office after his term
  • n  something that has survived from the past
    a holdover from the sixties

  • LaHood, a downstate Republican, is the President-elect's first full Republican appointee Defense Secretary Robert Gates, a Bush Administration holdover, is a registered .
  • It may be a holdover from the country's beginnings.
  • Park, Diebenkorn and Bischoff regularly drew together from live models, eschewing abstract expressionism's notion of drawing "from the subconscious," a holdover from surrealist .
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  • Ask The Expert
    It's that piece of furniture you can't live without - maybe it's the chair you inherited from your great grandmother or your husband's holdover from college, or maybe it's that perfect antique you searched the county for. The springs may be sagging and the fabric frayed, but you can't contemplate living without it. That's where Warren Cook and Elizabeth Calderone come in.
    June 7, 2013 - The Journal News
Quotes

  • Louis Greenwald in PR Newswire (press release)
    Greenwald called the limit a "holdover from a bygone era" and said his legislation would help create jobs and spur economic growth.
  • Mike Mussina in Los Angeles Dodgers
    I think people were looking at me last year because I was the one steady holdover, the one who threw 200 innings every year and won 15 games every year, so they looked to me as the No. 1 starter,Mussina said. "Now here we are all over...
  • Franklin Drilon in Inquirer.net
    If no numbers are achieved, then Sen. Enrile becomes a holdover,Drilon said.

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