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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Designed for (usually temporary) retention.

Usage examples (32)
  • Verb (used with object) : to retain an old custom. ,to retain a prisoner in custody; a cloth that retains its color. ,to retain a lawyer
  • PINSKY: I think it might be what you call retaining the eye of the tiger.
  • PINSKY: I think it what -- it might be what you call retaining the eye of the tiger.
  • Somehow he had succeeded in retaining the tin bucket. for more
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