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1. retinue

noun. ['ˈrɛtəˌnuː'] the group following and attending to some important person.

Synonyms

  • cortege
  • gathering
  • suite
  • royal court
  • assemblage
  • entourage
  • bodyguard

Antonyms

  • disassembly
  • fauna
  • flora
  • defense

Etymology

  • retenue (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • retenue (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Retinue

  • avenue
  • ingenue
  • revenue

How do you pronounce retinue?

Pronounce retinue as ˈrɛtəˌnu.

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Sentences with retinue


1. Noun, singular or mass
The Spaniards invited Atahualpa to meet them, set an ambush, captured Atahualpa and killed his retinue.

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