Meaning of RETENTION in English

RETENTION

transcription, транскрипция: [ rɪˈtenʃən ]

n. 1 a the act or an instance of retaining; the state of being retained. b the ability to retain things experienced or learned; memory. 2 Med. the failure to evacuate urine or another secretion. [ME f. OF retention or L retentio (as RETAIN)]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.