pensionado

noun

pen·​si·​o·​na·​do
ˌpen(t)sēəˈnä(ˌ)dō
plural -s
: a Philippine student whose expenses are paid by the government while he studies abroad

Word History

Etymology

Philippine Spanish, from Spanish, pensioned, from past participle of pensionar to pension, from pensión pension, from Latin pension-, pensio payment

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“Pensionado.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pensionado. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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