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German translation of “retain”

retain

verb /rəˈtein/
to continue to have, use, remember etc; to keep in one’s possession, memory etc
bewahren
He finds it difficult to retain information These dishes don’t retain heat very well.
to hold (something) back or keep (something) in its place
zurückhalten
This wall was built to retain the water from the river in order to prevent flooding.
(Definition of retain from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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