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American English: /rəˈtaɪ(ə)rmənt/
British English: /rɪˈtʌɪəm(ə)nt/

Translation of retirement in Spanish:


  • 1.1 uncountable and countable (from job)
    (from the military)
    he took up pottery in his retirement
    cuando se jubiló empezó a hacer cerámica
    early/compulsory retirement
    jubilación anticipada/obligatoria
    he took early retirement
    se jubiló anticipadamente
    he's coming up to o for retirement
    le falta poco para jubilarse
    she went into retirement after the Olympic Games
    se retiró después de las Olimpíadas
    the old engines were brought out of retirement
    volvieron a poner en servicio los viejos motores
    edad (feminine) de retiro
    retirement benefit
    prestación (feminine) por jubilación
    Example sentences
    • Many members were retired or nearing retirement and interested in seeing the co-op's assets sold so that they could get their share of the proceeds.
    • Typically, the owners are people nearing retirement who've spent two or three decades building their businesses with tender loving care.
    • Baby boomers nearing retirement are spurring demand for fixed-income securities.
    1.2 uncountable and countable (from race, match)
    Example sentences
    • First Gary Kasparov, on anybody's short list of the greatest players of all time, announced his retirement from competitive play earlier this year.
    • A week ago, champion Lennox Lewis, age 38, announced his retirement.
    • The national fascination with Bradman did not cease with his retirement from the field of play; and it shows no sign of abating.
    1.3 uncountable (of troops)

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