holdback

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holdback

noun kept in reserve, reservation, reeerved rights, withheld, withholding

holdback

verb check, constrain, contain, control, curb, curtail, desist, detain, enjoin, forbear, hesitate, hinder, hold, hold at bay, hold fast, hold up, impede, inhibit, keep back, keep from, keep in check, not proceed, not use, prevent, prohibit, proscribe, put the brakes on, refuse, regress, repress, restrain, restrict oneself, retain, retard, slow down, smother, stay, stop, suppress, withhold
Associated concepts: holdback in construction law, retention on construction contracts
See also: disadvantage, hindrance, impediment, restraint
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The holdback may be replaced at the option of the holder, throughout the duration of the contract, by a first demand guarantee.
According to the law n A 71-584 of 16 July 1971 designed to regulate holdbacks on contracts of work defined by Article 1779-3 A of the Civil Code, a licensee may provide a joint and several guarantee replacing the application of the holdback.
The economic weakness has been reflected in weakened tax collections in fiscal 2002 and to date in fiscal 2003, requiring appropriation holdbacks, transfers, and use of reserves.
In accordance with the law of no71-584 July 16, 1971 designed to regulate holdbacks on contracts of work defined by Article 1779-3 A of the Civil Code, a licensee may provide a joint and several replacement application the holdback.