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retirement

  

      n  
1   
a    the act of retiring from one's work, office, etc.  
b    (as modifier)  
retirement age     
2    the period of being retired from work  
she had many plans for her retirement     
3    seclusion from the world; privacy  
4    the act of going away or retreating  


retirement pension  
      n   a pension given to a person who has retired from regular employment, either one paid by the state or one arising from the person's former employment  
retirement relief  
      n   (in Britain) relief from capital-gains tax given to persons over 60 when disposing of business assets  
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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
adj.
who cannot find a partner, a date
[Fam.]
exp.
find a a partner for someone and act as an intermediary for the two persons to meet
n.
person that you date
n.
partner during an event
E.g.: Tom will be her plus one to the party.
n.
humorous term for soulmate, partner, spouse
[Hum.]
exp.
someone who spends very few time with his wife/ her husband because of the partner's preoccupation with physical exercise
n.
an agreement through which one of the parties is offered very advantageous conditions because of the special relation with the partner
[Bus.] most frequently ,"sweetheart deal" has a negative connotation implying the idea of illegality or immorality .
exp.
expression used for saying that someone is worth being kept close (as a friend, partner..)
n.
1. [Mil.] a pilot who comes in support of the leading aircraft. He is positionned besides and slightly behind the leading aircraft. 2. [Fig.] a person who helps a friend to approach potential partners
2. this meaning has been popularised by the TV series How I Met Your Mother

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