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withhold
past tense & past participle withheld
American English: /wɪθˈhoʊld/
, /wɪðˈhoʊld/
British English: /wɪðˈhəʊld/

Translation of withhold in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • (payment/funds)
    retener
    (truth)
    ocultar
    (consent/permission/assistance)
    negar
    (information)
    no revelar
    no dar a conocer
    Example sentences
    • Elliott Abrams later pleaded guilty to withholding information from Congress.
    • Police also questioned the female guide who led the tourists to the show but she refused to give any information and even withheld her name during the interview.
    • Starr refused to withhold the doctor's grim prognosis from Ellard.
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