retention

[ ri-ten-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF retention

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RETENTION

He pleaded eloquently for the retention of the small boroughs.

The most marked incident in that policy has been the retention of Chitral.

The purpose of education is "adaptation,—with the retention of adaptability."

The hind-quarters should be raised as high as possible, in order to favor its retention.

The retention and constant enlargement of the public domain.

The nature of this coat is such as to favor the retention of these particles.

The retention of their independence must take the first place.

The retention of Sherborne, then, meant comfort and the status of a gentleman.

To know by rote is no knowledge; it is only a retention of what is intrusted to the memory.

Therefore, its retention in the pores of the wood is a positive advantage.

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