RETAIN is a mainframe based database system, accessed via IBM 3270 terminals (or more likely, emulators), used internally within IBM providing service support to IBM field personnel and customers. The acronym RETAIN stands for REmote Technical Assistance Information Network. == Predecessor System == Historically, two different, but similar, system...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RETAIN
• (v. t.) To keep in pay; to employ by a preliminary fee paid; to hire; to engage; as, to retain a counselor. • (v. t.) To continue to hold; to keep in possession; not to lose, part with, or dismiss; to retrain from departure, escape, or the like. • (v. t.) To restrain; to prevent. • (v. i.) To belong; to pertain. • (v. i.)...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/retain/
keep 2 keep on verb
allow to remain in a place or position; `We cannot continue several servants any longer`; `She retains a lawyer`; `The family`s fortune waned and they could not keep their household staff`; `Our grant has run out and we cannot ...Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
To keep or continue to have.
Example: Sally retained close links with her family after moving to London.
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Re·tain' intransitive verb 1.
To belong; to pertain. [ Obsolete] « A somewhat languid relish, retaining
to bitterness.» Boyle. 2.
To keep; to continue; to remain. [ Obsolete] Donne. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/R/66
Re·tain' transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Retained
; present participle & verbal noun Retaining
.] [ French retainir
, Latin retinere
; prefix re-
re- + tenere
to hold, keep. See Tenable
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secure and keep for possible future use or applicationFound on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/1162486
- hold within 2. [v] - allow to remain in a place or position 3. [v] - as to represent 4. [v] - secure and keep for possible future use or application 5. [v] - keep in one`s mindFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=retain
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