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verb 
  1. (transitive) To keep in possession or use.
  2. (transitive) To keep in one's pay or service.
  3. (transitive) To employ by paying a retainer.
  4. (transitive) To hold secure.
Translations: 
  • German: festhalten
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom)
  • Spanish: detentar
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, to keep in one's pay or service)
Etymology: From French retenir, to retain


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