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To be or remain true, valid, or applicable. The law must hold good for every person in society, not just those who earn the most money. The same holds good today, even with all the recent technological advancements we've made.
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Also, hold true. Be valid, apply. For example, Does that version of events still hold good? or The account he gave ten years ago holds true today. Shakespeare used these terms frequently. [c. 1300]
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hold ˈgood/ˈtruebe or remain true, valid, correct, etc: This principle holds true in every case. ♢ Will your promise hold good even if you don’t get the money?
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