retirement

  • 1 retirement — ⇒RETIREMENT, subst. masc. Vieilli A. 1. DR. Obligation faite à l acheteur, dans une vente mobilière, de prendre livraison de la chose vendue. En matière de vente de denrées et effets mobiliers, la résolution de la vente aura lieu de plein droit… …

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  • 2 Retirement — Re*tire ment, n. [Cf. F. retirement.] 1. The act of retiring, or the state of being retired; withdrawal; seclusion; as, the retirement of an officer. [1913 Webster] O, blest Retirement, friend of life s decline. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 retirement — Retirement, Retractio. Retirement et recelement, Receptio. Retirement de l autruy à soy, Detractio alieni. Retirement et retraction de nerfs, Contractio neruorum …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 4 retirement — Retirement. s. m. v. Contraction, racourcissement. Il n a d usage qu en termes de Chirurgie & dans ces phrases. Le retirement des nerfs. un retirement de nerfs …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 5 retirement — index abandonment (desertion), cessation (termination), end (termination), expiration, layoff …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 retirement — (n.) 1590s, act of retreating, also act of withdrawing into seclusion, from Fr. retirement (1570s); see RETIRE (Cf. retire) + MENT (Cf. ment). Meaning privacy is from c.1600; that of withdrawal from occupation or business is from 1640s …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 retirement — ► NOUN 1) the action or fact of retiring. 2) the period of one s life after retiring from work. 3) seclusion …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 retirement — [ri tīr′mənt] n. 1. a retiring or being retired; specif., withdrawal from work, business, etc. because of age 2. a) privacy; seclusion b) a place of privacy or seclusion …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 Retirement — For other uses, see Retirement (disambiguation). Finance Financial markets …

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  • 10 retirement — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ early, premature ▪ A knee injury forced him into premature retirement. ▪ active ▪ comfortable, happy, secure …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 11 retirement — Removal from circulation of stock or bonds that have been reacquired or redeemed. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * retirement re‧tire‧ment [rɪˈtaɪəmənt ǁ ˈtaɪr ] noun 1. [uncountable] the act of leaving a job because you have reached the end… …

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  • 12 retirement — n. 1) to go into retirement 2) to come out of retirement 3) compulsory, forced; early retirement; semi retirement; voluntary retirement 4) in retirement (to live in retirement) * * * [rɪ taɪəmənt] early retirement forced semi retirement voluntary …

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  • 13 retirement */ — UK [rɪˈtaɪə(r)mənt] / US [rɪˈtaɪrmənt] noun Word forms retirement : singular retirement plural retirements [countable/uncountable] the time when you stop working, especially because you have reached the age when you are officially too old to work …

    English dictionary

  • 14 retirement — re|tire|ment [ rı taırmənt ] noun count or uncount * the time when you stop working, especially because you have reached the age when you are officially too old to work, or the act of doing this: I am now approaching retirement. an increase in… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 retirement — re|tire|ment W3S2 [rıˈtaıəmənt US ˈtaır ] n 1.) [U and C] when you stop working, usually because of your age retirement from ▪ He became a keen golfer after his retirement from politics. retirement as ▪ He announced his retirement as chief… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 retirement — noun 1 (C, U) the act of retiring from your job, or the time when you do this: June s colleagues arranged a surprise party for her retirement. | retirement present/party etc (=a present, party etc for someone who is retiring) | on retirement… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 retirement — (re ti re man) s. m. 1°   Action de retirer, de reprendre une chose. 2°   Terme de chirurgie. Synonyme peu usité de contracture. Le retirement des muscles de la jambe. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   La patience dont j ay usé, le retirement de mon… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 18 retirement — [[t]rɪta͟ɪ͟ə(r)mənt[/t]] ♦♦♦ retirements 1) N VAR: oft N n Retirement is the time when a worker retires. The proportion of the population who are over retirement age has grown tremendously in the past few years... The Governor of the prison and… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 retirement — HR the voluntary or forced termination of employment because of age, illness, or disability. Retirement age is often stipulated in the contract of employment. Differences between the retirement ages of men and women are no longer allowed in many… …

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  • 20 retirement — /ri tuyeur meuhnt/, n. 1. the act of retiring or the state of being retired. 2. removal or withdrawal from service, office, or business. 3. the portion of a person s life during which a person is retired. 4. a pension or other income on which a… …

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