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hold true

To be or remain true, valid, or applicable. The law must hold true for every person in society, not just those who earn the most money. The same holds true today, even with all the recent technological advancements we've made.
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hold true

[for something] to be true; [for something] to remain true. Does this rule hold true all the time? Yes, it holds true no matter what.
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hold true

see under hold good.
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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?
See also: good, hold, true
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Whether it will hold true [in humans] is speculation.