Pension, n. & v.
1 a a regular payment made by a government to people above a specified age, to widows, or to the disabled. b similar payments made by an employer etc. on the retirement of an employee.
2 a a pension paid to a scientist, artist, etc. for services to the state, or to fund work. b any pension paid esp. by a government on charitable grounds.
1 grant a pension to.
2 bribe with a pension.
1 dismiss with a pension.
2 cease to employ or use.
Pension, n. a European, esp. French, boarding-house providing full or half board at a fixed rate.
en pension as a boarder.
F: see PENSION(1)
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