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a pension plan in which a person’s payments are used to invest in an annuity. The amount of pension that the person receives depends on the total amount of payments they have made and how well their annuity performs.
British an amount of money that an employer pays regularly to someone who has retired because they are officially too old to work
a type of pension in the UK for people who do not earn a large salary. They pay money into a fund that is owned by a private company but controlled by the government.
British money taken for tax, pension etc before you receive your salary
money that you pay regularly into a special plan offered by some employers, which you then receive as a monthly income when you retire (=stop working)
British a special plan similar to a pension offered by some employers, into which you pay money regularly so that you can receive a monthly income when you retire (=stop working)
a combination of a hotdog and a hamburger in a specially designed bread bunBuzzWord Article
a volume of articles, essays, etc., contributed by many authors in honor of a colleague, usually published on the occasion of their retirement, an important anniversary and the likeadd a word
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