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  [+independence, freedom, control, rights, leadership]  
→ She needed to find another job to retain her independence.        
  [+title, position, trophy]   conserver  
  [+ticket, receipt]  
→ Retain your receipt to get a refund.        
   [moisture, heat]   conserver  
→ This rice will retain its heat for an hour        
   (=employ)   engager
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retrain, retina, retainer, retail

retain v.
conserver (vt.) ; retenir (vt.)

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
prendre un avocat, faire appel à un avocat, retenir un avocat
conserver son titre
'retain' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
retain an impression
hold (vt.) ; retain (vt.) ; stop (+inf.) (vt.) ; hold back
get the attention ; retain the attention ; command the attention ; require the attention, captivate ; hold attention
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"retain": examples and translations in context
Recent events have clearly demonstrated the need to retain such flexibility. Les événements récents ont clairement démontré la nécessité de conserver une telle souplesse.
The operator and co-venturers must retain the election for verification purposes. L'entrepreneur et les coentrepreneurs doivent conserver le choix aux fins de vérification.
Needless to retain longer, Chadwick. Inutile de vous retenir plus longtemps, Chadwick.
If also involves community strategies to attract and retain medical professionals. C'est également une question de stratégies communautaires pour attirer et retenir les professionnels de la santé.
The screening section may have openings sized to retain flocculated solids. La section de tamisage peut avoir des ouvertures dimensionnées pour maintenir des solides floculés.
The proposal will retain the current safety level. Cette proposition permettra de maintenir le niveau de sécurité actuel.
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