re‧tire‧ment S2 W3
1 [uncountable and countable]BE when you stop working, usually because of your age
retirement from
He became a keen golfer after his retirement from politics.
retirement as
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.
2 [singular,uncountable] the period after you have stopped work:
I hope you enjoy a long and happy retirement.
in retirement
Will you be able to support yourself in retirement?
a retirement pension

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