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pension sth off

verb uk phrasal verb with pension   /ˈpen.ʃən/ us  
to stop using something, usually a machine, because it is old and has been used too much: After flying for 38 years, their Wessex helicopter is about to be pensioned off.
Translations of “pension sth off”
in Chinese (Traditional) (因陳舊而)不再使用(機器等)…
in Chinese (Simplified) (因陈旧而)不再使用(机器等)…
(Definition of pension sth off from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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