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retrieval

re·triev·al

retrieval

 
pronunciation:
rih tri vl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of retrieving or regaining.
similar words:
salvage
definition 2: the possibility of being regained or restored.
Her possessions were lost beyond retrieval.
Word Parts
The word retrieval contains the following part:
-al1 Latin noun-forming suffix that means act or result of
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The suffix -al1 attaches to verbs, primarily verbs from Latin or from Latin via French, to form nouns. The base verb always has primary stress on its final syllable.