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pensioner in Welfare topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpensionerpen‧sion‧er /ˈpenʃə $ -ər/ ●●○ noun [countable]  BOPEWsomeone who receives a pension syn senior citizen, OAP British Englishretire old age pensioners
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pensionerHe had a dreadful feeling that the next step would have to be the old-age pensioners.The trio play bored pensioners who decide to hold up a bank.Even so, one in five pensioners rely entirely on state benefits for their income.The gang has struck at several homes in Monaghan, Cavan and Armagh stealing money from pensioners.Usually I end up with old men, pensioners, church deacons.The pensioner had a handbag containing £400 ripped from her grasp when he struck in Old Roan.The pensioner was so angry, he tripped up the mugger with his walking stick and grabbed the book back.