hold someone in contempt = hold something in contempt
consider someone or something to be unworthy of respect or attention.
IN formal legal contexts, holding someone in contempt means that they are judged to have committed the offence of contempt of court, i.e. they are guilty of disrespect or disobedience to the authority of a court in the administration of justice.
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