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Meaning of retentive

re•ten•tive

Pronunciation: (ri-ten'tiv), [key]
— adj.
  1. tending or serving to retain something.
  2. having power or capacity to retain.
  3. having power or ability to remember; having a good memory.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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