Examples of retrieval in a Sentence
the retrieval of stolen goods
The system allows quick storage and retrieval of data.
Recent Examples of retrieval from the Web
The digital retrieval tool was taken offline in March after the system was hacked, exposing the personal information of thousands of taxpayers.
Although America Online’s AIM service allows users to send individual files to one another, Aimster adds search and retrieval functions.
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First Known Use of retrieval
RETRIEVAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of retrieval for English Language Learners
: the act or process of getting and bringing back something : the act or process of retrieving something
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