pension off

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pension off

vb (tr, adverb)
1. to cause to retire from a post and pay a pension to
2. to discard, because old and worn: to pension off submarines.
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Verb1.pension off - let go from employment with an attractive pension; "The director was pensioned off when he got senile"
give notice, give the axe, give the sack, sack, send away, can, force out, displace, fire, dismiss, terminate - terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"
2.pension off - grant a pension to
award, grant - give as judged due or on the basis of merit; "the referee awarded a free kick to the team"; "the jury awarded a million dollars to the plaintiff";"Funds are granted to qualified researchers"
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w>pension off

vt sep (Brit inf) → vorzeitig pensionieren
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(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.
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Sometimes, if you wanted to get a reform, your only way would be to pension off the good fellows whom everybody is fond of, and put them out of the question."
Would it not be better for society to pension off people who want to retire at 65 or earlier to make more jobs available for younger workers to rejuvenate the workforce and broaden the tax base?
CALLS for Skegness to pension off its century-old Jolly Fisherman mascot in favour of an "animalfriendly" replacement have been rubbished by local councillors.
"If you violate the public trust, you shouldn't be able to get a pension off of it," said Rep.