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retention

re·ten·tion

retention

 
 
pronunciation:
rih ten shn
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of retaining.
Now that the will has been challenged, the second wife's retention of the estate is in question.
antonyms:
loss
definition 2: the ability or power to remember; memory.
Quizzing yourself on the facts is useful for aiding retention.
similar words:
memory
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