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  1. @Retention indicates how long annotations whose annotated types are annotated @Retention are to be retained.
  2. The value of @Retention can be one of the members of the java.lang.annotation.RetentionPolicy enum:
  1. SOURCE. Annotations are to be discarded by the Java compiler.
  2. CLASS. Annotations are to be recorded in the class file but not be retained by the JVM. This is the default value.
  3. RUNTIME. Annotations are to be retained by the JVM so you can query them using reflection.
public @interface SuppressWarnings

1.14.Standard Annotations
1.14.1.The Built-In Annotations
1.14.2.Standard Annotations: Override
1.14.3.Standard Annotations: Deprecated
1.14.4.How do I mark method as deprecated?
1.14.5.What is SuppressWarnings annotation?
1.14.6.Standard Annotations: SuppressWarnings
1.14.7.Insert an annotation to suppress warning
1.14.8.Use Override annotation
1.14.9.A demo for SuppressWarnings: unchecked and fallthrough warnings
1.14.10.Standard Meta-Annotations