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Definition of Retention


  1. The act of retaining, or the state of being ratined.
  2. The power of retaining; retentiveness.
  3. That which contains something, as a tablet; a //// of preserving impressions.
  4. The act of withholding; retraint; reserve.
  5. Place of custody or confinement.
  6. The right of withholding a debt, or of retaining property until a debt due to the person claiming the right be duly paid; a lien.
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Retention Translations

retention in German is Beibehaltung, Einbehaltung