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English definition of “retire”


verb [I/T] (STOP WORKING)   /rɪˈtɑɪər/
to leave your job or stop working because of having reached a particular age or because of ill health , or to cause someone or something to stop being employed or used: [I] He worked in television after retiring from baseball . [I] I’ll be retiring soon . [T] The aircraft was retired in 1990. retired    /rɪˈtɑɪərd/ adjective [not gradable] He is a retired airline pilot .
(Definition of retire verb (STOP WORKING) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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