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re•tire•ment /rɪˈtaɪrmənt/USA pronunciation  n. [uncountable]
  • the act of retiring from a job or career:earning a good pension during retirement.

  • WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
    re•tire•ment  (ri tīərmənt),USA pronunciation n. 
    1. the act of retiring or the state of being retired.
    2. removal or withdrawal from service, office, or business.
    3. the portion of a person's life during which a person is retired.
    4. a pension or other income on which a retired person lives:His retirement is barely enough to pay the rent.
    5. withdrawal into privacy or seclusion.
    6. privacy or seclusion.
    7. a private or secluded place.
    8. Militaryorderly withdrawal of a military force, according to plan, without pressure from the enemy.
    9. withdrawal of securities from the market by a corporation, as through payment at maturity, repurchase, or exchange.

    1. noting or pertaining to retirement:retirement pay.
    • Middle French; see retire, -ment
    • 1590–1600

    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    retirement /rɪˈtaɪəmənt/ n
    1. the act of retiring from one's work, office, etc
    2. (as modifier): retirement age
    3. the period of being retired from work: she had many plans for her retirement
    4. seclusion from the world; privacy
    5. the act of going away or retreating

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