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1. Describing a situation in which a security is temporarily unavailable for trade. A security may be held for a variety of reasons, including an inability to give or receive a quote. See also: Suspend trading.

2. Describing a security or other asset on which one has a long position. That is, one holds a security when one owns it.


Temporarily unavailable for trading. —Used of a security.
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ii) Tangible property (other than real property) used or held for use in the controlled foreign corporation's trade or business that is of a character that would be subject to the allowance for depreciation under section 167 or 168 and the regulations under those sections (including tangible property described in [section] 1.
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