old-age pension

old-age pension
a monthly payment made to someone who is retired from work
Hypernyms: ↑pension

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old-age pension noun
A pension for someone who has reached old age, esp under a national system (first instituted in Britain in 1908; see also ↑retirement pension under ↑retire)
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old-age pension «OHLD AYJ»,
a pension paid to retired employees or their beneficiaries, the cost of which is either shared by the pensioner and the administrator of the pension or financed entirely by the employer.

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ˌold-age ˈpension [old-age pension] noun (BrE)
a regular income paid by the state to people above a particular age

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