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hold good (or true)

Definition of hold good or true in English:

Remain true or valid: his views still hold true today
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  • Whether these findings on exercise motivation hold true for humans remains to be studied.
  • The old trade union maxim still holds true: United we stand, divided we fall.
  • Lord Acton's dictum that absolute power corrupts absolutely holds good today.
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