retention

  1. the act of keeping in your possession
  2. the power of retaining and recalling past experience
  3. the power of retaining liquid

Retention

until faults revealed by a survey have been corrected this is the sum of money that is withheld by the building society. The normal procedure is for the surveyor to re-inspect the property and if they are satisfied that the necessary work has been completed in a satisfactory manner.

Retention

This relates to monies withheld by lenders until certain mortgage conditions are met. This will normally relate to repairs or improvements to the property that the lender is insisting on.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20194

retention

The amount of risk kept by an insurance company in its own books, in comparison with insurance risks ceded to a reinsurance company. Retention ratios can be calculated on premiums and on reserves, and express the proportion of premiums (reserves) the cedent keeps in its own books, typically calculated as net premiums (reserves)/gross premiums (rese...
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retention

[n] - the act of keeping in your possession
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Retention

This relates to monies withheld by lenders until certain mortgage conditions are met. This will normally relate to repairs or improvements to the property that the lender is insisting on.
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Retention

Where a lender holds back part or all of the mortgage funds until certain conditions of the mortgage offer are met.
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Retention

(PROJECT GLOSSARY) Money held back by the buyer as a provision against defects appearing after the goods have been accepted but before the warranty period has expired.
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Retention

Money held back by the client until the end of the defects liability period.
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Retention

Re·ten'tion noun [ Latin retentio : confer French rétention . See Retain .] 1. The act of retaining, or the state of being ratined. 2. The power of retaining; retentiveness. « No woman's heart So big, to hold so much; they lack retention .» ...
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retention

1. The persistent keeping within the body of matters normally excreted. ... 2. In cavity preparation, the prevention of displacement of a restoration. ... 3. <dentistry> The period during which the patient is wearing an appliance to maintain and stabilise the teeth in the position into which they were moved. ... 4. <psychology> The pers...
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retention

keeping 2 holding noun the act of retaining something
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retention

(re-ten´shәn) the process of holding back or keeping in a position. persistence in the body of material normally excreted, such as from the bowel or bladder. urinary retention , retention of urine accumulation of urine within the bladder because of ina...
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Retention

• (n.) The power of retaining; retentiveness. • (n.) The act of withholding; retraint; reserve. • (n.) Place of custody or confinement. • (n.) That which contains something, as a tablet; a //// of preserving impressions. • (n.) The act of retaining, or the state of being ratined. • (n.) The right of withholding a debt,...
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retention

(L. retentio, from retentare to hold firmly back) 1. the persistent keeping within the body of matters normally excreted. 2. in cavity preparation, the prevention of displacement of a restoration. 3. in orthodontic therapy, the period during which the patient is wearing an appliance(s) to maintain and stabilize the teeth in the position into whic.....
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Retention

The number of units allocated to an underwriting syndicate member less the units held back by the syndicate manager for facilitating institutional sales and for allocation to nonmember firms. In the context of construction contracts, an amount retained from construction contract payments (5-15% of the contract price) to ensure the contractor comple...
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Retention

Holding back part of a mortgage loan until repairs to the property are satisfactorily completed.
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Retention

Communication with existing customers, based on customer behaviour, directly aimed at building long term loyalty.
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retention

the permanent or transient presence of radioactive materials in the body following intake and after these materials have been metabolized
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Retention

Scottish law. The right which the possessor of a movable has, of holding the same until he shall be satisfied for his claim either against such movable or the owner of it; a lien.The right of retention is of two kinds, namely, special or general. 1. Special retention is the right of withholding or retaining property of goods which are in one's poss...
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retention

Type: Term Pronunciation: rē-ten′shŭn Definitions: 1. The keeping in the body of what normally belongs there, especially food and drink in the stomach. 2. The keeping in the body of what normally should be discharged, as urine or feces. 3. Retaining that which has been learned so that it can be used later as in recall, recognition, ...
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RETENTION

A financial clause attaching to payments made to a contractor in respect of large project or construction operation according to which a proportion of the funds are withheld until the project is completed or commissioned or testing has taken place.
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Retention

Money withheld by a lender until certain works have been undertaken and in some instances reinvested
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RETENTION

An amount of money withheld from the mortgage advance until certain work has been carried out to the property. Generally this has been identified as a result of the survey. Alternatively a lender could impose a retention pending other requirements contained as conditions within the mortgage offer.
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Retention

The number of units allocated to an underwriting syndicate member less the units held back by the sy
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