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English definition of “retiring”


adjective [before noun] (STOP WORKING)    /rɪˈtaɪə.rɪŋ/ US  /-ˈtaɪr.ɪŋ/
describes someone who is planning to leave their job : The match ended in disappointment for the retiring captain .Retiring and resigning from work
(Definition of retiring adjective (STOP WORKING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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