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We found 51 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word retention:
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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. retention: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. retention: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. retention: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. retention: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. retention: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. retention: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Retention, retention: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. retention: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. retention: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. retention: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. retention: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. retention: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. retention: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. retention: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. retention: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. retention: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Retention (disambiguation), Retention: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Retention: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. retention: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. retention: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. retention: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. retention: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. retention: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. retention: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. retention: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. retention: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. retention: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. retention: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (10 matching dictionaries)
  1. Retention: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. Retention: THE 'LECTRIC LAW LIBRARY'S REFERENCE ROOM [home, info]
  3. retention: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  4. Retention: Bloomberg Financial Glossary [home, info]
  5. Retention: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  6. RETENTION: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  7. Retention: Securities Terminology [home, info]
  8. retention: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  9. Retention: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  10. retention: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. retention: Webopedia [home, info]
  2. retention: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Retention (Psychology): Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  2. retention: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  3. retention: Prostate Cancer Interactive Glossary [home, info]
  4. retention: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. retention: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. retention: Book Binding [home, info]
  2. Retention: Construction deterioration & building durability glossary [home, info]
  3. RETENTION: Lake and Water Word Glossary [home, info]
  4. Retention: Paper Making [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (retention)

noun:  the act of keeping in your possession
noun:  the power of retaining and recalling past experience
noun:  the power of retaining liquid

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