Definition of 'retainer'
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His clients pay him an annual retainer, then he charges by the hour for specific jobs. Times, Sunday Times (2010)One offered to move in with me at the Ski Chalet for a discounted monthly retainer. THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003)The consultancy already has some 14 clients, on retainer or project fees. TOP MARKETING AND MEDIA COMPANIES IN THE UK (2002)The missing money is said to have included the composer's 15,000 annual retainer for his royal duties. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They'll pay a 75,000 retainer. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Like many other small businesses, she also pays a monthly retainer to secure IT support services. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'retainer'
British English: retainer NOUN
A retainer is a fee that you pay to someone in order to make sure that they will be available to do work for you if you need them to.
I'll need a five-hundred-dollar retainer.
Definition of retainer from the Collins English Dictionary
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