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Overview of noun retentiveness

The noun retentiveness has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) memory, retention, retentiveness, retentivity

(the power of retaining and recalling past experience; "he had a good memory when he was younger")

2. retentiveness, retentivity

(the property of retaining possessions that have been acquired)

3. retentiveness, retentivity, retention

(the power of retaining liquid; "moisture retentivity of soil") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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