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retention

noun [U]  us   /rɪˈten·ʃən/
the ability to keep or continue having something: Officials are focusing on job creation, not job retention.
retentive
adjective  us   /rɪˈten·tɪv/
a retentive memory
Translations of “retention”
in Vietnamese sự giữ lại…
in Spanish retención…
in Thai การเก็บรักษา…
in Malaysian penahanan…
in French conservation…
in German das Zurückhalten…
in Chinese (Traditional) 保留, 保持, 維持…
in Indonesian penahanan…
in Russian сохранение, удерживание…
in Turkish muhafaza, tutma, alıkoyma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 保留, 保持, 维持…
in Polish utrzymanie, zachowanie…
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