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Definition of Pension


  1. A payment; a tribute; something paid or given.
  2. A stated allowance to a person in consideration of past services; payment made to one retired from service, on account of age, disability, or other cause; especially, a regular stipend paid by a government to retired public officers, disabled soldiers, the families of soldiers killed in service, or to meritorious authors, or the like.
  3. A certain sum of money paid to a clergyman in lieu of tithes.
  4. A boarding house or boarding school in France, Belgium, Switzerland, etc.
  5. To grant a pension to; to pay a regular stipend to; in consideration of service already performed; -- sometimes followed by off; as, to pension off a servant.

Pension Quotations

The story of Detroit's bankruptcy was simple enough: Allow capitalism to grow the city, campaign against income inequality, tax the job creators until they flee, increase government spending in order to boost employment, promise generous pension plans to keep people voting for failure. Rinse, wash and repeat.
Ben Shapiro

We cannot continue. Our pension costs and health care costs for our employees are going to bankrupt this city.
Michael Bloomberg

I have considered the pension list of the republic a roll of honor.
Grover Cleveland

Chase your passion, not your pension.
Denis Waitley

My dad loves what I do and I support my parents financially because they didn't have a job that gave them a pension.
Marilyn Manson
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Pension Translations

pension in Afrikaans is pensioen
pension in Dutch is pensioen
pension in French is retraite, revenu, pension
pension in German is Pension
pension in Italian is assegnamento, reddito
pension in Spanish is redito, renta
pension in Swedish is pension
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