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1. Withdrawn from one's occupation, business, or office; having finished one's active working life.
2. Received by a person in retirement: retired pay.
3. Withdrawn; secluded.
n. (used with a pl. verb)
Retired people considered as a group. Used with the.

re·tired·ly adv.
re·tired′ness n.


in a retired manner, in solitude
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The Czar hath of his own bounty given 200000 Rubles to the Polish Ambassadors, to be distributed amongst such Polish Gentlemen, who by reason of the late troubles have been forced to quit their Lands and Habitations in the Dutchy of Smolensko, and are now retiredly living in Poland.
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