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state pensionnoun [C or U]

uk   us   GOVERNMENT, FINANCE
a ​regularincomepaid 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 ​statepension. on a state pension I am a ​seniorcitizen, ​living on a ​statepension. Susan will be ​entitled to the full basic ​statepension on her 60th birthday.
(Definition of state pension from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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