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hold good

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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hold good

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/ˈtrue

be 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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At that time I expressed all the most obvious reasons for its preservation and they still hold good.
This sewin summer, despite the fact that Welsh rivers hold good stocks of sewin, has not been as productive as the 2001 sewin summer for many anglers.
Long-term, it has always paid off to hold good stocks.
Dick and hold good Dick prisoner in the basement, that cinched it for John Lithgow.
The discursive variant of universalism is that "there are beliefs (classes of statements) [sic] which hold good in all contexts, at all times and for all persons" (p.
But staging public events of this magnitude involves more than just the ability to hold good meetings and schedule walk-throughs.
Memories alone can't hold good children back, for they've heard rumors: something is out there that shouldn't be, futures only they
The authors concluded that in addition to defect analysis, expert systems hold good potential for a wide variety of other uses in foundry operations.
KARACHI -- Pakistan Stock Exchange on Thursday climbed more than 300 points as financial institutions and some of the mutual funds took fresh positions in leading stocks and some of the companies' shares where they hold good promise of return.