Definitions

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  • n. That which is retained.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. That which is retained.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That which is retained.

Etymologies

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Latin retentum, from retentus, past participle. See retain.

Examples

  • The tough limb, that had been held retent by Basil's weight, becoming so suddenly released, flew upward with a jerk.

    The Boy Hunters

  • Knowing about my anal retentiveness (retentity? retent?) with regards to online privacy, are there any others you'd like to bring up?

    Steven Mansour - Comments

  • Owing to growth the need has arisen for an experienced HR Project Consultant to take the lead in managing the lifecycle of a range of interesting projects around talent retent ...

    PersonnelToday.com - All HR news stories

  • Go Naji$, Go and ban all Black-colored shirt in Malaysia, Go to retent all Malaysians who wear in black, Go and eliminate the word 'Black' or 'Hitam' in all literatures!

    Planet Malaysia

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