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  1. pensioners

    A pensioner is a person who receives a pension, most commonly because of retirement from the workforce. This is a term typically used in the United Kingdom (along with OAP, initialism of old-age pensioner), Ireland and Australia where someone of pensionable age may also be referred to as an 'old age pensioner'. In the United States, the term retiree is more common, and in New Zealand, the term superannuitant is commonly used. In many countries, increasing life expectancy has led to an expansion of the numbers of pensioners, and they are a growing political force.

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  1. pensioners

    Disabled soldiers or sailors received into the superb institutions of Chelsea and Greenwich, or, "recently if they choose," receiving out-pensions.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'pensioners' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2945

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pensioners in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pensioners in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of pensioners in a Sentence

  1. Igor Voinov:

    In the 1990s they blocked off a road here when pensioners took to the streets. I went out to speak to them and they threw rotten tomatoes at me, there's nothing like that now.

  2. Michael Soffe:

    We feel really forgotten here in Spain, many here are pensioners - will they lose their healthcare overnight, for example?

  3. Carla Da Silva:

    I don't think Lacalle can win anymore, which is a shame because he could resolve the country's problems, he would cut taxes on us pensioners if he won.

  4. Jeroen Dijsselbloem:

    One of the elements to design a reform is the timeline - do you do it gradually, or do you do it immediately? Do you include only new pensioners or also existing pensioners? There are many, many ways to design a reform. The way it is done can be negotiated.

  5. Tim Hoefer:

    Pensions like these are unheard of in the private sector — and deserve the close scrutiny of taxpayers, the long list of six-figure pensioners in the New York City Employees’ Retirement System shows just how great a burden the city has placed on its finances.

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