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pension

noun
 
/ˈpen·ʃən/
money that is given to a person who has stopped working because he or she is old or ill
Translations of “pension”
in Korean 연금…
in Arabic تَقاعُد…
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 Spanish pensión…
in Portuguese pensão…
in German die Pension…
in Catalan pensió…
in Japanese 年金, 恩給…
in Chinese (Simplified) 养老金, 退休金, 抚恤金…
(Definition of pension from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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