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retentive

re·ten·tive

retentive

 
 
pronunciation:
rih ten tihv
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Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having the ability to retain.
similar words:
tenacious
definition 2: having the ability to remember.
I find that my mind is less retentive now that I'm older.
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derivations: retentively (adv.), retentiveness (n.)
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