Meaning of “state pension” in the English Dictionary

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"state pension" in Business English

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state pensionnoun [ C or U ]


a regular income paid by the government to someone who does not work anymore:

be eligible for/qualify for a state pension When he turns 65, he becomes eligible for a state pension.
on a state pension I am a senior citizen, living on a state pension.
Susan will be entitled to the full basic state pension on her 60th birthday.

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