RETENTIVE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of RETENTIVE
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 a.  holding; having quality, power, or capacity of retaining, as to retain knowledge with ease
Classic Sentence:
1  They insisted on the retention of the camp at Drissa, according to Pfuel's plan, but on changing the movements of the other armies.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER IX
Example Sentence:
1  The pupil did not need to spend much time studying, for he had a retentive mind and remembered all he read.
2  The UN will vote on the retention of sanctions against Iraq.
3  The retention of data in a storage device.
4  Visual material aids the retention of information.
5  Many people with heart problems suffer from fluid retention.