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noun [C] uk   /rɪˈteɪ.nər/  us   /-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 old-fashioned a servant who has usually been with the same family for a long time: a faithful old retainer
Translations of “retainer”
in Chinese (Traditional) 聘用定金, (服務多年的)僕人,傭人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 聘用定金, (服务多年的)仆人,佣人…
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