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"pension" in British English

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pensionnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpen.ʃən/  us   /ˈpen.ʃən/
B2 an amount of money paid regularly by the government or a private company to a person who does not work any more because they are too old or have become ill: US a government pensionUK a state pension. He won't be able to draw (= receive) his pension until he's 65.

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

"pension" in American English

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pensionnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpen·ʃən/
a sum of money paid regularly to a person who has retired (= stopped working because of having reached a certain age)
(Definition of pension from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"pension" in Business English

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pensionnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈpenʃən/
a regular income paid by a government or a financial organization to someone who no longer works, usually because of their age or health: comfortable/decent/generous pension They receive a generous pension, typically 75% of last pay drawn.pension plan/scheme Her new job offers a company pension scheme. Any pension contributions you pay into your plan qualify for tax relief. According to the report, CEOs received an average of $1.3 million in pension benefits last year.final-salary/index-linked pension If you want an index-linked pension, which will rise in line with inflation, you will get less to start with. draw/pay/receive a pension a full/small pension
(Definition of pension from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pension”
in Korean 연금…
in Arabic تَقاعُد…
in Malaysian duit pencen…
in French pension, rente…
in Russian пенсия…
in Chinese (Traditional) 養老金, 退休金, 撫恤金…
in Italian pensione…
in Turkish emekli maaşı/aylığı…
in Polish emerytura, renta…
in Spanish pensión…
in Vietnamese lương hưu…
in Portuguese pensão…
in Thai เงินบำนาญ…
in German die Pension…
in Catalan pensió…
in Japanese 年金, 恩給…
in Chinese (Simplified) 养老金, 退休金, 抚恤金…
in Indonesian pensiun…
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