[Vocabulary] Difference between retention and retainment.

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Hello,

I would really appreciate if someone could tell me the difference b/w "retention" and "retainment."

Thank for your time and consideration.
 

bhaisahab

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Although 'retainment' is listed in Webster's 1913 dictionary, I have never seen or heard it used. It has (or had, when it was in use) the same meaning as retention. I suggest that you don't use it.
 
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