[ pleys-hohl-der ]
/ ˈpleɪsˌhoʊl dər /
Mathematics, Logic. a symbol in an expression that may be replaced by the name of any element of the set.
a person who holds a government office, especially one appointed to the position in return for political support or favors.
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His instructions were to break up a red-tape system, and such a task converted every place-holder into his enemy.The Life of Gordon, Volume II|Demetrius Charles Boulger
Word Origin and History for place-holder
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