retirement

  • 1 retirement — ⇒RETIREMENT, subst. masc. Vieilli A. 1. DR. Obligation faite à l acheteur, dans une vente mobilière, de prendre livraison de la chose vendue. En matière de vente de denrées et effets mobiliers, la résolution de la vente aura lieu de plein droit… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Retirement — Re*tire ment, n. [Cf. F. retirement.] 1. The act of retiring, or the state of being retired; withdrawal; seclusion; as, the retirement of an officer. [1913 Webster] O, blest Retirement, friend of life s decline. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 retirement — Retirement, Retractio. Retirement et recelement, Receptio. Retirement de l autruy à soy, Detractio alieni. Retirement et retraction de nerfs, Contractio neruorum …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 4 retirement — Retirement. s. m. v. Contraction, racourcissement. Il n a d usage qu en termes de Chirurgie & dans ces phrases. Le retirement des nerfs. un retirement de nerfs …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 5 retirement — index abandonment (desertion), cessation (termination), end (termination), expiration, layoff …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 retirement — (n.) 1590s, act of retreating, also act of withdrawing into seclusion, from Fr. retirement (1570s); see RETIRE (Cf. retire) + MENT (Cf. ment). Meaning privacy is from c.1600; that of withdrawal from occupation or business is from 1640s …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 retirement — ► NOUN 1) the action or fact of retiring. 2) the period of one s life after retiring from work. 3) seclusion …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 retirement — [ri tīr′mənt] n. 1. a retiring or being retired; specif., withdrawal from work, business, etc. because of age 2. a) privacy; seclusion b) a place of privacy or seclusion …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 Retirement — For other uses, see Retirement (disambiguation). Finance Financial markets …

    Wikipedia

  • 10 retirement — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ early, premature ▪ A knee injury forced him into premature retirement. ▪ active ▪ comfortable, happy, secure …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 11 retirement — Removal from circulation of stock or bonds that have been reacquired or redeemed. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * retirement re‧tire‧ment [rɪˈtaɪəmənt ǁ ˈtaɪr ] noun 1. [uncountable] the act of leaving a job because you have reached the end… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 12 retirement — n. 1) to go into retirement 2) to come out of retirement 3) compulsory, forced; early retirement; semi retirement; voluntary retirement 4) in retirement (to live in retirement) * * * [rɪ taɪəmənt] early retirement forced semi retirement voluntary …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 13 retirement */ — UK [rɪˈtaɪə(r)mənt] / US [rɪˈtaɪrmənt] noun Word forms retirement : singular retirement plural retirements [countable/uncountable] the time when you stop working, especially because you have reached the age when you are officially too old to work …

    English dictionary

  • 14 retirement — re|tire|ment [ rı taırmənt ] noun count or uncount * the time when you stop working, especially because you have reached the age when you are officially too old to work, or the act of doing this: I am now approaching retirement. an increase in… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 retirement — re|tire|ment W3S2 [rıˈtaıəmənt US ˈtaır ] n 1.) [U and C] when you stop working, usually because of your age retirement from ▪ He became a keen golfer after his retirement from politics. retirement as ▪ He announced his retirement as chief… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 retirement — noun 1 (C, U) the act of retiring from your job, or the time when you do this: June s colleagues arranged a surprise party for her retirement. | retirement present/party etc (=a present, party etc for someone who is retiring) | on retirement… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 retirement — (re ti re man) s. m. 1°   Action de retirer, de reprendre une chose. 2°   Terme de chirurgie. Synonyme peu usité de contracture. Le retirement des muscles de la jambe. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   La patience dont j ay usé, le retirement de mon… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 18 retirement — [[t]rɪta͟ɪ͟ə(r)mənt[/t]] ♦♦♦ retirements 1) N VAR: oft N n Retirement is the time when a worker retires. The proportion of the population who are over retirement age has grown tremendously in the past few years... The Governor of the prison and… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 retirement — /ri tuyeur meuhnt/, n. 1. the act of retiring or the state of being retired. 2. removal or withdrawal from service, office, or business. 3. the portion of a person s life during which a person is retired. 4. a pension or other income on which a… …

    Universalium

  • 20 Retirement — When a person chooses to leave the workforce. The concept of full retirement – being able to permanently leave the workforce in old age – is relatively new, and for the most part only culturally widespread in first world countries.… …

    Investment dictionary