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pension

noun [C]  us   /ˈpen·ʃən/
a sum of money paid regularly to a person who has retired (= stopped working because of having reached a certain age)
Translations of “pension”
in Arabic تَقاعُد…
in Korean 연금…
in Malaysian duit pencen…
in French pension, rente…
in Turkish emekli maaşı/aylığı…
in Italian pensione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 養老金, 退休金, 撫恤金…
in Russian пенсия…
in Polish emerytura, renta…
in Vietnamese lương hưu…
in Spanish pensión…
in Portuguese pensão…
in Thai เงินบำนาญ…
in German die Pension…
in Catalan pensió…
in Japanese 年金, 恩給…
in Indonesian pensiun…
in Chinese (Simplified) 养老金, 退休金, 抚恤金…
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