Retention


Retention

Retention can have the following meanings:

*Retention basin, instance retaining (e.g. water in the ground)
*In learning: it is the ability to retain facts and figures in memory (spaced repetition)
*Grade retention, in schools, keeping a student in the same grade for another year (that is, not promoting the student to the next higher grade with his/her classmates)
*Retention period, in Usenet, the time a news server holds a newsgroup posting before deleting it as no longer relevant
* Judicial retention, in the United States court system, a process whereby a judge is periodically subject to a vote in order to remain in the position of judge
*Urinary retention, the lack or inability to urinate
*Employment retention, the ability to keep employees within an organization


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