Meaning of “pension sb off” in the English Dictionary

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"pension sb off" in British English

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pension sb off

mainly UK
phrasal verb with pension uk /ˈpen.ʃən/ us /ˈpen.ʃən/ verb

(Definition of “pension sb off” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pension sb off" in Business English

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pension sb off

UK informal
phrasal verb with pension uk /ˈpenʃən/ us verb

to make someone leave their job, usually because of their age or health, and pay them a pension:

Despite almost bankrupting the business, the Chairman has been pensioned off with a full benefits package.

(Definition of “pension sb off” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)