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retirement

Pronunciation: /rɪˈtaɪrmənt; rɪˈtaɪəmənt/

Translation of retirement in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 u and c (from job) jubilación (feminine), retiro (masculine); (from the military) retiro (masculine) 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 [Military/Militar] 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 u and c (from race, match) abandono (masculine)
    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/no numerable (of troops) retirada (feminine), repliegue (masculine)

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