Holdout



[hohld-out] /ˈhoʊldˌaʊt/

noun
1.
an act or instance of holding out.
2.
a person who delays signing a contract in hopes of gaining more favorable terms:
The basketball star was a holdout until they offered more money.
3.
a person who declines to participate, cooperate, agree, etc.:
Aside from one or two holdouts, everyone contributed.

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