Number of syllables in the word 'retention'

Find out how many syllables are there in the word retention.

  1. No of syllables in retention : 3
  2. Divide syllables in retention : re-ten-tion

More about the word - retention

  1. noun
  2. Definition : The act of retaining or something retained
  3. Definition : The act or power of remembering things
  4. Definition : A memory; what is retained in the mind
  5. Definition : The involuntary withholding of urine and faeces


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