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- n. A retirement benefit fund, an accumulation of regular deductions from one′s wage or salary while employed and similar regular contributions from the employer, usually administered by an independent entity; a pension.
- n. The act or process of being superannuated.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state of being superannuated, or too old for office or business; the state of being disqualified by old age; decrepitude.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The condition of being superannuated; disqualification on account of old age; of persons, senility; decrepitude.
- n. The state of being superannuated, or removed from office, employment, or the like, and receiving an allowance on account of long service or of old age or infirmity; also, a pension or allowance granted on such account. Also used attributively: as, a superannuation list.
- n. The state of having lived beyond the normal period.
- n. Antiquated character.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the property of being out of date and not current
- n. the act of discharging someone because of age (especially to cause someone to retire from service on a pension)
- n. a monthly payment made to someone who is retired from work
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