Translation of retenir in English:


Pronunciation: /ʀət(ə)niʀ; ʀtəniʀ/


  • 10 (in mathematics) je pose 5 et je retiens 2 I put down 5 and carry 2

v refl (+ v être) (se retenir)

  • 1 to stop oneself se retenir à qch to hang on to sth
  • 2se retenir de pleurer to hold back the tears

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