retentio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From retineō (to keep or hold back) +‎ -tiō.

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Noun[edit]

retentiō f (genitive retentiōnis); third declension

  1. a holding back; holding in; a withholding
  2. a retaining, keeping back
  3. preservation, maintenance

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative retentiō retentiōnēs
genitive retentiōnis retentiōnum
dative retentiōnī retentiōnibus
accusative retentiōnem retentiōnēs
ablative retentiōne retentiōnibus
vocative retentiō retentiōnēs

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