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withhold

[with-hōld′]
In health insurance, to pay an amount of money only if certain services are used according to the rules of the health plan. Withholding is typically used as a financial incentive for providers and patients to limit their use of costly or elective services.
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South Africa fast bowler Nantie Hayward is struggling to be fit for Middlesex's encounter withholders Gloucestershire at Bristol.
However, there are some faculty who are not jumping on the bandwagon and are taking a more conservative route towards considering the impact of distance education within their courses attitudes towards distance education: early innovators; hangers-on (late adopters); and, negative withholders (resistors) (Robinson, 1996).