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retainer

noun [C]
 
 
/rɪˈteɪ.nər/ US  /-nɚ/
specialized an amount of money which you pay to someone so as to be sure that they can work for you when you need them to
聘用定金
Earning money and money earned
old use a servant who has usually been with the same family for a long time
(服務多年的)僕人,傭人
a faithful old retainer
忠實的老僕人
Servants, slaves and underlings
Translations of “retainer”
in Chinese (Simplified) 聘用定金, (服务多年的)仆人,佣人…
(Definition of retainer from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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