postretirement

adjective
post·​re·​tire·​ment | \ ˌpōst-ri-ˈtī(-ə)r-mənt How to pronounce postretirement (audio) \

Definition of postretirement

: occurring or existing after retirement postretirement plans … an income reduction upon retirement of over 40 percent often leads to postretirement incomes below the poverty level.— Maximiliane E. Szinovacz

Examples of postretirement in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His divorce from his second wife, after his retirement, revealed $2.5 million of annual postretirement perks such as corporate-jet use and country-club memberships, prompting an investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Thomas Gryta, WSJ, "Jack Welch, Legendary CEO of General Electric, Dies at Age 84," 2 Mar. 2020 Returning to an earlier passion can ignite new energy and positive engagement in postretirement life. Kathy E. Kram, WSJ, "Seven Strategies for Maintaining a Sense of Self in Retirement," 20 Nov. 2018 Returning to an earlier passion can ignite new energy and positive engagement in postretirement life. Kathy E. Kram, WSJ, "Seven Strategies for Maintaining a Sense of Self in Retirement," 20 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of postretirement

1911, in the meaning defined above

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“Postretirement.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postretirement. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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