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  Definition of retention
  1. the act of keeping in your possession
  2. the power of retaining liquid; "moisture retentivity of soil"
  3. the power of retaining and recalling past experience; "he had a good memory when he was younger"
Similar Words: keeping, holding, retentiveness, retentivity, memory

 

Hyponyms: withholding, storage, urinary retention, remembrance, recollection, anamnesis

 

Derivational Morphology: retain, hold, keep back, hold back, keep, hold on, memorize, memorise, con, learn

 

Anagrams: tire iron, iron tree, iron-tree

 

 
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