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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishretinueret‧i‧nue /ˈretɪnjuː $ -nuː/ noun [countable]  GROUP OF PEOPLEa group of people who travel with someone important to help and support themretinue of He travelled with a huge retinue of servants.
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retinueBernstein was trying to explain his headline problems to Ruby when Gerstein strode past with a retinue of aides.Gerstein strode past with a retinue of aides.He had not seen her enter because his attention had been fixed upon the well-ordered panoply of her retinue.He contemplated with relish large retinues of clients singing the praises of their patrons.Nor is it a place of refuge I want, among the women of a countess's retinue.Inside the two guards of the Prince's retinue sat at a table, much the worse for drink.The development of the retinue would have been impossible without royal backing and reflected, rather than negated, the king's authority.
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