Retain

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Definition

to retain: to keep, to conserve, to maintain, to preserve; to remember
verb
Sometimes I have trouble retaining important information. I just can't keep it in my head; I always forget it.

the retention: the memory; the keeping
noun

Examples

  • "Icarus : Return the shipment and you retain financial autonomy."
  • "I can't in good faith recommend to our 252 small shareholders that they retain their shares in Delavigne."
  • "Most of the company's, uhh, financial data and numbers are retained by simple mnemonic techniques."
  • "Fiona : As the CFO of this corporation, I assume you have an extensive method for the retention of information: a filing system, a database."

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