Translation of retention in Spanish:

retention

Pronunciation: /rɪˈtentʃən; rɪˈtenʃən/

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  • 1.1 (of heat, moisture) retención (f), conservación (f) water retention retención de líquidos
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    • So, for instance, fissures in the underlying bedrock or a man-made trench or pit will often fill with soils and matter that have greater moisture retention and more nutrients than the surrounding, undisturbed subsoil.
    • Labor and time are saved when the farmer doesn't plow the field, and the organic matter sitting on the soil works effectively to decrease water run-off and erosion and boost the soil's nutrient retention.
    • Gums help low-fat cheese products retain their shape, cuttability, melting characteristics, spreadability and moisture retention.
    1.2 (of system, law) mantenimiento (m), conservación (f)
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    • The most common rationale for war was acquisition or retention of territory.
    • Selective retention would include a plan to keep employees in the top three groups.
    • Projects must meet a specific physical test for retention of existing walls and internal structural framework.
    1.3 (of property, money) retención (f) 1.4 (mental faculty) retentiva (f)
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    • Do you hold store in ‘knowledge’ or retention of facts as an identifier to intellectual ability?
    • ‘Just one administration of the drug resulted in very potent memory retention,’ which may last as long as 21 days, he says.
    • Processing speed doesn't matter in the brain, says Hawkins, because the basis of thought is not data manipulation but memory retention and prediction.

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