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"retired" in British English

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retiredadjective

uk   /rɪˈtaɪəd/  us   /-ˈtaɪrd/ (written abbreviation retd)
B2 If someone is retired, they have ​stoppedworkingpermanently, usually because of ​age: Both my ​parents are retired. He is a retired ​airlinepilot.
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(Definition of retired from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"retired" in Business English

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retiredadjective

uk   us   /rɪˈtaɪəd/ WORKPLACE, HR
if someone is retired, they have ​stoppedworking in ​regularpaidemployment because of their age: Even retired ​employees were ​eligible to receive ​subsidizedmedicalcare. The ​commission was ​led by a retired ​judge.
(Definition of retired from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “retired”
in Chinese (Simplified) 退休的, 退职的, 退役的…
in Turkish emekli olan, emekli, tekaüt…
in Russian ушедший на пенсию…
in Chinese (Traditional) 退休的, 退職的, 退役的…
in Polish emerytowany…
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