old age pension


old age pension
old age pensions
N-COUNT
An old age pension is a regular amount of money that people receive from the government when they have retired from work. [BRIT]
Syn:
state pension
(in AM, use social security benefit, social security payment)

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • old age pension — ➔ pension1 * * * old age pension UK US noun [C] ► FINANCE, GOVERNMENT in the UK, a type of retirement pension that is paid regularly by the state to people who have stopped working because they have reached a particular age: »He has no savings… …   Financial and business terms

  • old age pension — n [U and C] BrE money that is paid regularly by the state to old people who do not work any more American Equivalent: social security …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • old-age pension — noun a monthly payment made to someone who is retired from work • Syn: ↑retirement pension, ↑retirement check, ↑retirement benefit, ↑retirement fund, ↑superannuation • Hypernyms: ↑pension * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • old-age pension — see old age pension …   English dictionary

  • old age pension — noun → age pension …   Australian English dictionary

  • old-age pension — noun Brit. another term for retirement pension. Derivatives old age pensioner noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • ˌold age ˈpension — noun [C] British a pension that you receive from the government when you are old and have stopped working …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • old age pension — noun A pension paid to people by the state, when they reach a predefined age, to compensate for loss of earnings …   Wiktionary

  • old age pension — noun (U) BrE money paid regularly by the state to old people; social security (2) AmE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • old age pension — money paid to retired employees …   English contemporary dictionary


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