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  Definition of retrieval
  1. the act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger of becoming lost)
  2. the cognitive operation of accessing information in memory; "my retrieval of people''s names is very poor"
  3. (computer science) the operation of accessing information from the computer''s memory
Similar Words: recovery

 

Hyponyms: repossession, reclamation, rescue, deliverance, delivery, saving, ransom, recapture, retaking, stovepiping

 

Derivational Morphology: recover, retrieve, find, regain, remember, recall, call back, call up, recollect, think

 

 
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