First charged with “piracy,” each member of the retinue now faces seven years in jail if found guilty of “hooliganism.”
The retinue has been the subject of much media attention.
And then his retinue of friends and spiritual advisors arrived, and he floated away on a cloud of "insiderdom" and "privilege."
late 14c., from Old French retenue "group of followers, state of service," literally "that which is retained," noun use of fem. past participle of retenir "to employ, to retain, hold back" (see retain). Related: Retinular.