Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: verb

Definitions: (verb) If you retain something, you keep it.

Examples: (verb) They joined the group but still managed to retain their independence at the same time. (verb) The company retains the right to change the price at any time.

Synonyms: verbs: hold, have, keep.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 4 A

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