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Meaning of “retired” - Learner’s Dictionary

retired

adjective     /rɪˈtaɪəd/
B2 having stopped working, often because you are old: a retired farmer/teacherRetiring and resigning from work
Translations of “retired”
in Chinese (Traditional) 退休的, 退職的, 退役的…
in Russian ушедший на пенсию…
in Turkish emekli olan, emekli, tekaüt…
in Chinese (Simplified) 退休的, 退职的, 退役的…
in Polish emerytowany…
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