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How Do You Spell RETAINING?

Correct spelling for the English word "retaining" is [ɹ_ɪ_t_ˈeɪ_n_ɪ_ŋ], [ɹɪtˈe͡ɪnɪŋ], [ɹɪtˈe‍ɪnɪŋ]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of RETAINING

  1. Keeping in possession; engaging by a fee. Retaining wall, a wall to prevent a bank of earth slipping.

Anagrams of RETAINING

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Usage Examples for RETAINING

  1. John Pope, whom he had once commanded, asked to be relieved from command, and joined the ranks of the bitter critics of President Lincoln's Administration, though still retaining his commission and pay as a Major- General. - "The Struggle for Missouri" by John McElroy
  2. Wishing to do something that might look like retaining la Peyrade in the position of which he had threatened to deprive him, he remarked presently:- " By the bye, I have just come from the printing- office; the new type has arrived, and I think we might make our first appearance to- morrow." - "The Lesser Bourgeoisie" by Honore de Balzac
  3. She was well past seventy, thin, erect, and active, with restless eyes, and hooked nose, the poor old hands knotted with rheumatism, yet the voice somehow retaining the energy of forty. - "A Prisoner in Fairyland" by Algernon Blackwood
  4. It would not have been sooner believed here than another Story I have heard, that a certain french Politician of Consideration in America had expressd his high Displeasure with Mr S A for stiring up his Countrymen to attend to the Importance of our retaining a Common Right to the Newfd Ld fishery. - "The Original Writings of Samuel Adams, Volume 4" by Samuel Adams
  5. Suppose we should insist upon retaining an unpleasant brain- impression, only when and so long as it seemed necessary in order to bring a remedy. - "As a Matter of Course" by Annie Payson Call
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