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retainer

US [rɪˈteɪnər]
UK [rɪˈteɪnə(r)]
  • n.保持器;(聘请律师等的)预付费用;(为保留租房而付的)租房订金
  • Web护圈;保持架;定位器
Plural Form:retainers  
retainer
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n.
1.
(聘请律师等的)预付费用,保留金a sum of money that is paid to sb to make sure they will be available to do work when they are needed
The agency will pay you a monthly retainer.
这个机构将会每月付给你聘金。
2.
(为保留租房而付的)租房订金a small amount of rent that you pay for a room, etc. when you are not there in order to keep it available for your use
3.
(牙齿)固位体,保持器a device that keeps a person's teeth straight after they have had orthodontic treatment with braces
4.
(尤指服务多年的)仆人,家仆a servant, especially one who has been with a family for a long time

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