Translation of "retention" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /rɪˈten.ʃən/ us formal

the continued use, existence, or possession of something or someone

retención, conservación
Two influential senators have argued for the retention of the unpopular tax.
The retention of old technology has slowed the company’s growth.
water/heat retention

(Translation of “retention” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /rəˈtenʃən/

the act of retaining

the retention of information.
retentive /-tiv/ adjective

able to retain

a retentive memory.

(Translation of “retention” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)