Retainable
Retainable Re*tain"a*ble, a. Capable of being retained. [1913 Webster]

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  • retain — verb 1》 continue to have; keep possession of.     ↘not abolish, discard, or alter.     ↘keep in one s memory. 2》 absorb and continue to hold (a substance). 3》 keep in place; hold fixed. 4》 keep engaged in one s service.     ↘secure the services… …   English new terms dictionary

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