retiree
noun Date: 1945 a person who has retired from a working or professional career

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  • retiree — re‧tir‧ee [rɪˌtaɪəˈriː ǁ ˌtaɪˈriː] noun [countable] someone who has retired from work: • Our target market is retirees of 75 years and over with an annual income of at least $45,000. * * * retiree UK US /rɪˈtaɪriː/ US  /rɪtaɪˈriː/ noun [C]… …   Financial and business terms

  • retiree — 1945, from RETIRE (Cf. retire) + EE (Cf. ee) …   Etymology dictionary

  • retiree — ☆ retiree [ri tīrəntri tīr΄ē′ ] n. a person who has retired from work, business, etc.: also retirant [ri tīrənt] …   English World dictionary

  • retiree — UK [rɪˌtaɪəˈriː] / US [rɪˌtaɪˈrɪ] noun [countable] Word forms retiree : singular retiree plural retirees American someone who has stopped working because they have reached the age when they are officially too old to work …   English dictionary

  • retiree — noun /ɹəˈtaɪ.ə(ɹ)ˌiː/ someone who has retired from active working He has been a retiree since 2001 …   Wiktionary

  • retiree — noun Retiree is used before these nouns: ↑benefit …   Collocations dictionary

  • retiree — re|tir|ee [ rı,taı ri ] noun count AMERICAN someone who has stopped working because they have reached the age when they are officially too old to work: I m a federal retiree …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • retiree — [[t]rɪta͟ɪ͟əri͟ː[/t]] retirees N COUNT A retiree is a retired person. [mainly AM] We have newer generations of retirees who have completely different expectations of what later life might bring to them …   English dictionary

  • retiree — /ri tuy ree , tuyeur ee/, n. a person who has retired from an occupation or profession. [1940 45, Amer.; RETIRE + EE] * * * …   Universalium

  • retiree — re|tir|ee [rıˌtaıəˈri: US ˌtaıˈri:] n AmE someone who has stopped working, usually because of their age →↑pensioner …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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