Definition of 'retention'
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The retention and recognition package will be spread over two years. Times, Sunday Times (2016) The retention of the previous conviction information is causing harm and distress to the individuals concerned. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It also questioned the efficacy of retention bonuses. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The reduction means that its retention period is the shortest in its peer group. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is particularly true if you experience fluid retention or high blood pressure. The Vitality Diet (1990)They can share best practice and discuss the issues affecting recruitment and retention. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Preaching leads to a poor retention of information. Christianity Today (2000)In some cases the retention period may have been longer than necessary. The Sun (2012)Salt causes fluid retention and can raise blood pressure. PCOS DIET BOOK: How you can use the nutritional approach to deal with polycystic ovary syndrome (2002)These are seen as important to both recruitment and staff retention. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His heart began to balloon and he put on a stone in weight because of fluid retention. The Sun (2008)So in the middle of these redundancies there are recruitment and retention issues. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But with liver failure you would expect to see fluid retention elsewhere and his legs look normal. The Sun (2014)He has agree d to waive his retention bonus and longterm incentive payments as part of his exit. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is a scientific fact that there is only a one per cent difference in heat retention between navy and beige. For Love or Money (2006)The circular will show he will nab a big retention bonus if he stays with the merged group for three years. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You can't have these sort of retention payments just for turning up for work. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This will let the deal go ahead, but still give shareholders the chance to block the retention bonuses. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It did conclude that the retention of information was lawful if there were effective safeguards and data access was restricted to the fight against serious crime. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The miner is going back to the drawing board with a raft of planned retention packages, which have been modified already after widespread shareholder outrage. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Originally there was no such condition, and the retention package was linked to the merger vote so investors could not agree one without the other. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Shareholders generally take a dim view of retention payments and there was a similar revolt at easyJet in February. Times, Sunday Times (2011)One leading shareholder said: 'The size of the retention packages should be reduced and the performance criteria made tougher. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'retention'
British English: retention NOUN
The retention of something is the keeping of it.
They supported the retention of a strong central government.
Definition of retention from the Collins English Dictionary
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