Translation of "retainer" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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retainernoun [ C ]

uk /rɪˈteɪ.nər/ us /rɪˈteɪ.nɚ/

specialized law an amount of money that you pay to someone so as to be sure that that person can work for you when you need them to

聘用定金

old-fashioned a servant who has usually been with the same family for a long time

(服务多年的)仆人,佣人
a faithful old retainer 忠实的老仆人

(Translation of “retainer” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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