Complete Definition of "retinue"

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English
Etymology
From ME. term|retenue < OF. term|retenue#French|retenue, past participle of term|retenir#French|retenir|retain

Pronunciation
a|RP IPA|/ËrÉt.ɪ.njuË/, SAMPA|/"rEt.I.nju:/
a|US IPA|/ËrÉtɪnuË/|/ËrÉtɪnjuË/
audio|en-us-retinue.ogg|Audio (US), audio|en-us-retinue-2.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
en-noun

  1. A group of servants or attendants, especially of someone considered important.

#:the queen's retinues

  1. obsolete A service relationship.

Translations
trans-top|a group of servants
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Polish: Åwita f

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