Definitions of "retainer"
  1. A formal arrangement in which a client secures a lawyer's service
  2. A monetary amount given to a lawyer for professional advice or to ensure availability when services are needed
How to use "retainer" in a sentence
  1. The company agreed to pay a monthly retainer to ensure the lawyer's availability to handle their legal concerns.
  2. The attorney asked for a retainer before he agreed to handle the case.
  3. Upon accepting a new client, the law firm typically charges a retainer.

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