Definition of retirement
- reaches retirement in May
She decided to take an early retirement.
Many fans were surprised by the champion's retirement.
The staff is smaller because of several retirements.
I'm looking forward to retirement.
He is ready for retirement.
He came out of retirement to play baseball again.
She has remained very active during retirement.
The staff all wished her a long and happy retirement.
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: the act of ending your working or professional career : the act of retiring
: the state of being retired
: the period after you have permanently stopped your job or profession
: of, relating to, or designed for people who are retired
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