pension

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpɛnʃən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈpɛnʃən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(penshən; Fr.n syôn for 3)


Inflections of 'pension' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": pensions
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pension

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. is on a pension
  2. am finally on a pension
  3. gets a pension from [the government, his old company]
  4. receives a government pension
  5. struggling to pay the [public] pensions
  6. [apply, qualify] for a [disability] pension
  7. [open, start] up a private pension
  8. a [disability, retirement, state, private, public] pension
  9. a pension of [$500 a month]
  10. the pension is enough to [retire on, live on]
  11. retire on a pension
  12. had a pension plan
  13. a pension fund
  14. [locked into, come up with] a pension scheme
  15. pension benefits begin when you turn [65]
  16. need pension reform
  17. the pension age is [65]
  18. employee pension plans
n as adj
  1. had a pension plan
  2. a pension fund
  3. [locked into, come up with] a pension scheme
  4. pension benefits begin when you turn [sixty-five]
  5. need pension reform
  6. the pension age is [sixty-five]
  7. employee pension plans
v
  1. pension (you) [when you retire, at the age of 65, after 35 years service]
  2. the [company, government, police force] pensions you [when you retire]
  3. the [company] pensioned them off
  4. pensioned (off) [early, at the age of 65]
  5. pension off the [workforce, workers, senior staff]
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