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retirement

US [rɪˈtaɪrmənt]
UK [rɪˈtaɪə(r)mənt]
  • n.退休;退休生活;退职;退休年龄
  • Web退役;退休金;退隐
Plural Form:retirements  
retirement
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n.
1.
[u][c]
退休;退职;退休年龄the fact of stopping work because you have reached a particular age; the time when you do this
At 60, he was now approaching retirement.
他 60 岁了,就要退休了。
Susan is going to take early retirement(= retire before the usual age) .
苏珊要提前退休。
retirement age
退休年龄
a retirement pension
退休金
2.
[u][sing]
退休生活the period of your life after you have stopped work at a particular age
to provide for retirement
为退休生活做准备
We all wish you a long and happy retirement.
我们大家祝愿你的退休生活长久而幸福。
Up to a third of one's life is now being spent in retirement .
现在人们一生中能有三分之一的时间过退休生活。
3.
[u]
~ (from sth)
(尤指从体育、政治等方面的)退出,引退,退职the act of stopping a particular type of work, especially in sport, politics, etc.
He announced his retirement from football.
他宣布退出足球运动。
She came out of retirement to win two gold medals at the championships.
她复出后在锦标赛上赢得了两枚金牌。

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