retain translate to Traditional Chinese: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "retain" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb [T]
slightly formal to keep or continue to have something
She has lost her battle to retain control of the company.
He managed to retain his dignity throughout the performance.
She succeeded in retaining her lead in the second half of the race.
I have a good memory and am able to retain (= remember) facts easily.
Keeping and storing things
slightly formal If a substance retains something, such as heat or water, it continues to hold or contain it
The sea retains the sun's warmth longer than the land.
→  See also retention Keeping and storing things
legal to get the services of a lawyer by paying them before you need them
Recruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs
(Definition of retain from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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