re‧tire‧ment S2 W3
1 [uncountable and countable]BE
when you stop working, usually because of your age
He became a keen golfer after his retirement from politics.
He announced his retirement as chief executive of the company.
She took early retirement (=retired at an earlier age than usual) last year.
Dad's approaching retirement age.
the period after you have stopped work:
I hope you enjoy a long and happy retirement.
Will you be able to support yourself in retirement?
a retirement pension