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hold

 (someone or an animal) down
1. Lit. to keep someone, something, or an animal down. The heavy beam held him down, and he could not rise. The owner held down his pet while the vet treated the injured paw.
2. Fig. to prevent someone or something from advancing. I had a disability that held me down in life. Too much debt held down the company while others profited.

hold

tv. & in. to possess drugs. (Drugs.) Gert was holding coke when she was arrested.

hold

/keep (one's) end up
To fulfill one's part of an agreement; do one's share.
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Goulding holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Texas, Arlington and a master's degree from the University of Texas, Permian Basin.
v) Ensure compliance with this part and any other provisions of law governing transactions and relationships with companies in which the financial holding company holds an interest under this subpart (e.
Q: How long must one hold title to property to be qualified to perform a [section] 1031 exchange?
Perhaps more significantly, when the former shareholders or partners of the domestic entity hold at least 80% of the foreign surrogate corporation, that foreign corporation will be treated as a domestic corporation for all Sec.
As such, they should hold their investment properties in entities separate from property that could be potentially subject to ordinary income treatment.
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Under existing capital rules, a bank holding company could hold only 4 cents of its own equity capital--that is borrow 96 cents--for every dollar invested in equity securities.
He holds a BA degree from Dartmouth College and an MBA in Business Administration from the University of Virginia.
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In this function, he will hold global responsibility for Finance.
Founded in 1988, BBA is today controlled by its two principal executives, which hold 63% of voting shares; Bayerische Hypo- und Vereinsbank (HVB) holds 33% of voting shares (48% of total capital), with the balance held by a group of 26 executives.
Generally speaking, if a taxpayer purchases an asset after this date and holds it for at least five years, the tax rate is further reduced to 18% (8% if the taxpayer's marginal tax rate is 15%).