pension Definition in Cambridge British English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of "pension" - British English Dictionary

See all translations

pensionnoun [C]

uk   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 they have become ill: They find it hard to live on their state pension. He won't be able to draw (= receive) his pension until he's 65.
More examples
Translations of “pension”
in Arabic تَقاعُد…
in Korean 연금…
in Malaysian duit pencen…
in French pension, rente…
in Turkish emekli maaşı/aylığı…
in Italian pensione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 養老金, 退休金, 撫恤金…
in Russian пенсия…
in Polish emerytura, renta…
in Vietnamese lương hưu…
in Spanish pensión…
in Portuguese pensão…
in Thai เงินบำนาญ…
in German die Pension…
in Catalan pensió…
in Japanese 年金, 恩給…
in Indonesian pensiun…
in Chinese (Simplified) 养老金, 退休金, 抚恤金…
(Definition of pension from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of pension?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “pension” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
avatar

an image that represents you in online games, chat rooms, etc. and that you can move around the screen

Word of the Day

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With America’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most important

Read More 

burger noun
burger noun
June 29, 2015
a menu on a computer screen comprising three short parallel horizontal lines which the user clicks to see options Definitely use a burger. You could put the settings in the burger menu too. Fix the settings to the bottom of the burger menu and use a vertically scrolling contact list that scrolls behind

Read More