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An example use of retainer in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… you put in your retainer agreements okay …”
Retainer is a person who is employed to perform a specific task or service for a fee.
the word retainer occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that retainer can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) people, society, and culture;