pensionable
adjective Date: 1882 chiefly British of, relating to, qualified for, or qualifying for a pension <
pensionable employees
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pensionable — pen‧sion‧a‧ble [ˈpenʆnəbl] adjective 1. having the right to receive a pension: • We wish to encourage people to go on working after pensionable age (= the age at which they would normally receive a pension ) . • Donald retired at 56, after… …   Financial and business terms

  • pensionable — pen|sion|a|ble [ˈpenʃənəbəl] adj BrE 1.) giving someone the right to receive a pension ▪ 36% of the population were of pensionable age . 2.) pensionable pay/salary etc pay from which money is regularly taken for a pension ▪ The employee s… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pensionable — [[t]pe̱nʃənəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Pensionable means relating to someone s right to receive a pension. ...civil servants who were nearing pensionable age. ...if his wife has no pensionable earnings …   English dictionary

  • pensionable — adjective 1 giving someone the right to receive a pension: a pensionable age | appointments that were not pensionable 2 pensionable pay/salary pay from which money is regularly taken for a pension …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pensionable — UK [ˈpenʃ(ə)nəb(ə)l] / US adjective 1) officially old enough to stop work and receive a pension a man of pensionable age 2) pensionable pay is a salary that you make regular payments from in order to have a pension …   English dictionary

  • pensionable — adj. Pensionable is used with these nouns: ↑age, ↑salary …   Collocations dictionary

  • pensionable — Ⅰ. pension [1] ► NOUN 1) a regular payment made to retired people and to some widows and disabled people, either by the state or from an investment fund. 2) chiefly historical a regular payment made to a royal favourite or to an artist or scholar …   English terms dictionary

  • pensionable — See pension1. * * * …   Universalium

  • pensionable — adjective That qualifies to receive a pension …   Wiktionary

  • pensionable — pen·sion·a·ble || penʃənÉ™bl adj. able to receive a pension, eligible for a pension …   English contemporary dictionary

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