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retrieve

verb [T]     /rɪˈtriːv/
C2 to find and bring back something: We taught our dog to retrieve a ball. Computers are used to store and retrieve information efficiently.Giving, bringing or getting back retrieval     /-ˈtriː.vəl/ noun [U] the storage and retrieval of informationGiving, bringing or getting back
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