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Noun: retainer  ri'tey-nu(r)
  1. A fee charged in advance to retain the services of someone
    - consideration
  2. A person working in the service of another (especially in the household)
    - servant
  3. A dental appliance that holds teeth (or a prosthesis) in position after orthodontic treatment

Derived forms: retainers

Type of: dental appliance, fee, worker

Encyclopedia: Retainer