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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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pensionerpen‧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.
From Longman Business Dictionarypensionerpen‧sion‧er /ˈpenʃənə-ər/ noun [countable] British English someone who is receiving a RETIREMENT PENSIONThe increase will particularly affect pensioners and those on low incomes.
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