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pen·sion·er

 (pĕn′shə-nər)
n.
1. One who receives a pension.
2. One who is dependent on the bounty of another.
3. Obsolete
a. A gentleman-at-arms.
b. An attendant; a retainer.

pensioner

(ˈpɛnʃənə)
n
1. a person who is receiving a pension, esp an old-age pension from the state
2. a person dependent on the pay or bounty of another
3. (Historical Terms) obsolete Brit another name for gentleman-at-arms

pen•sion•er

(ˈpɛn ʃə nər)

n.
1. a person who receives or lives on a pension.
2. a hireling.
3. Obs. a gentleman-at-arms.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pensioner - the beneficiary of a pension fund
beneficiary, donee - the recipient of funds or other benefits
old-age pensioner - an old person who receives an old-age pension

pensioner

noun senior citizen, retired person, retiree (U.S.), old-age pensioner, O.A.P. the pensioners' fuel allowance
Translations
مُتَقَاعِدٌمُحال على التَّقاعُد
důchodce
pensionist
eläkeläinen
umirovljenik
nyugdíjas
lífeyrisòegi
年金受給者
연금 수령자
dôchodca
upokojenec
pensionär
ผู้รับบำนาญ
emekliemekli aylığı alan kimse
người hưởng lương hưu

pensioner

[ˈpenʃənəʳ] Npensionado/a m/f, pensionista mf; (= old age pensioner) → jubilado/a m/f

pensioner

[ˈpɛnʃər] n (British)retraité(e) m/fpension fund ncaisse f de retraitepension plan nplan m de retraitepension provider n (= company) → caisse f de retraite privéepension provision n (by state, employers)prestations fpl de retraitepension scheme (mainly British) nplan m de retraite

pensioner

nRentner(in) m(f); (= former civil servant also)Pensionär(in) m(f), → Ruhegehaltsempfänger(in) m(f) (form)

pensioner

[ˈpɛnʃənəʳ] npensionato/a

pension

(ˈpenʃən) noun
a sum of money paid regularly to a widow, a person who has retired from work, a soldier who has been seriously injured in a war etc. He lives on his pension; a retirement pension.
ˈpensioner noun
a person who receives a pension, especially (old age pensioner) one who receives a retirement pension.
pension off
to allow to retire, or to dismiss, with a pension. They pensioned him off when they found a younger man for the job.

pensioner

مُتَقَاعِدٌ důchodce pensionist Rentner συνταξιούχος pensionado, pensionista eläkeläinen retraité umirovljenik pensionato 年金受給者 연금 수령자 gepensioneerde pensjonist emeryt aposentado, reformado пенсионер pensionär ผู้รับบำนาญ emekli người hưởng lương hưu 领养老金的人
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