pensionado

noun
pen·​si·​o·​na·​do | \ ˌpen(t)sēəˈnä(ˌ)dō \
plural -s

Definition of pensionado

: a Philippine student whose expenses are paid by the government while he studies abroad

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History and Etymology for pensionado

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 24 Oct. 2021.

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