Definition of 'retrieve'
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Melissa and I had to get over to the Continent to retrieve some property she left there. CORMORANT (1994)Miguel's first instinct was to retrieve the balaclava, quickly pulling it back over his head. THE DEVIL'S DOOR (1994)
Followed by Pottle, the burly Customs agent was already descending the stairway, pausing only to retrieve his bass plug box. INCA GOLD (1994)
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Translations for 'retrieve'
British English: retrieve VERB
If you retrieve something, you get it back from the place where you left it.
He reached over and retrieved his jacket from the back seat.
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