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pensioner

noun [C] uk   /ˈpen.ʃən.ər/  us   // mainly UK (UK also old age pensioner)
C1 a person who receives a pension, especially the government pension given to old people: Students and pensioners are entitled to a discount.
Translations of “pensioner”
in Korean 연금 수령자, 연금 생활자…
in Arabic مُتقاعِد…
in Portuguese pensionista…
in Catalan pensionista…
in Japanese 年金受給者, 年金生活者…
in Italian pensionato, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 領退休金(或養老金、撫恤金)者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 领退休金(或养老金、抚恤金)者…
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