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pension sth off

informal phrasal verb with pension
 
 
/ˈpenʃən/ verb
to stop using something either because it is too old or not practical: Increasing demand for cleaner energies mean many old power stations are being pensioned off.
Translations of “pension sth off”
in Chinese (Traditional) (因陳舊而)不再使用(機器等)…
in Chinese (Simplified) (因陈旧而)不再使用(机器等)…
(Definition of pension sth off from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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