"withholdings" in the noun sense
the act of deducting from an employee's salary
2. withholding tax, withholding
income tax withheld from employees' wages and paid directly to the government by the employer
the act of holding back or keeping within your possession or control
"I resented his withholding permission"
"there were allegations of the withholding of evidence"
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