- 1.1 u c (from job) jubilación (f), retiro (m); (from the military) retiro (m) 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 (before n) retirement age edad (f) para jubilarse [Mil] edad (f) de retiro retirement benefit prestación (f) por jubilación retirement community (AmE) complejo habitacional para jubiladosMore example sentences1.2 u c (from race, match) abandono (m)
More example sentences1.3 u (of troops) retirada (f), repliegue (m)
- 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.
- 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.
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