pension

pension
pen|sion1 W2S3 [ˈpenʃən] n
an amount of money paid regularly by the government or company to someone who does not work any more, for example because they have reached the age when people stop working or because they are ill
At what age can you start drawing your pension ?
If you are self-employed, you should think about taking out a private pension .
Many people find it hard to live on a basic state pension .
She pays a quarter of her salary into a pension plan .
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COLLOCATES for sense 1
retirement pension
get/receive/draw/collect a pension
pay into a pension (=pay money regularly now so that you can have a pension when you are older)
take out a pension (=make the arrangements to be able to have a pension later)
state pension/old age pension British English
public pension American English (=one that the government pays)
company/corporate/occupational pension (=one that your employer pays)
private/personal pension (=one that is run by a private pension company, not by the government or your employer)
pension fund/plan/scheme
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pension 2
pension2 v BrE
pension off [pension sb/sth<=>off]
1.) to make someone leave their job when they are old or ill, and pay them a pension
Not everyone wants to be pensioned off at 65.
2.) informal to get rid of something because it is old or not useful any more
Many of the old ships have been pensioned off.
pension 3
pen|si|on3 [ˈpɔnsiɔn US pa:nˈsjoun] n
a small cheap hotel in France and some other European countries

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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(from a government for past services), /


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