Definition of 'pension'
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His companion chuckled, `I'm not here about the pension, silly...' His fastidious tone made Arthur feel grubby. BEHINDLINGS (2002)Gwen has a decent pension from both her husbands; Eileen has never married. LOST CHILDREN (2002)
And Jimmy had to go the twenty-year distance on the force to get his pension. WITHIN A WHISPER (2002)
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Translations for 'pension'
British English: pension /ˈpɛnʃən/ NOUN
A pension is a sum of money which a retired, widowed, or disabled person regularly receives from the state or from a former employer.
...struggling by on a pension.
- American English: pension
- Arabic: مَعَاشٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: aposentadoria
- Chinese: 退休金
- Croatian: mirovina
- Czech: důchod
- Danish: pension
- Dutch: pensioen
- European Spanish: pensión paga
- Finnish: eläke
- French: retraite
- German: Rente
- Greek: σύνταξη
- Italian: pensione
- Japanese: 年金
- Korean: 연금 은퇴 후 연금
- Norwegian: pensjon
- Polish: emerytura
- European Portuguese: reforma
- Romanian: pensie
- Russian: пенсия
- Spanish: pensión jubilación
- Swedish: pension
- Thai: บำนาญ
- Turkish: emekli maaşı
- Ukrainian: пенсія
- Vietnamese: lương hưu
Definition of pension from the Collins English Dictionary
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