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pensioner

Syllabification: pen·sion·er
Pronunciation: /ˈpenSH(ə)nər
 
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Definition of pensioner in English:

noun

A person who receives a pension.
Example sentences
  • As pensioners on fixed incomes, we were amazed at the sum involved and would like to warn others to be wary.
  • People on fixed incomes and pensioners simply cannot afford rises of triple the cost of living.
  • How are pensioners on fixed incomes meant to cope with an ever increasing Council Tax?

Words that rhyme with pensioner

tensioner

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