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Meanings of Pensioned:

verb

Dismiss someone from employment, typically because of age or ill health, and pay them a pension.

Usage examples:

He was pensioned off from the army after the war
noun

A regular payment made by the state to people of or above the official retirement age and to some widows and disabled people.

Usage examples:

Also british
phrasal verb

To make someone leave their job, usually because of their age or health, and pay them a pension

Usage examples:

Despite almost bankrupting the business, the chairman has been pensioned off with a full benefits p…

Meanings of Pensioned-off:

phrasal verb

To make someone leave their job, usually because of their age or health, and pay them a pension

Usage examples:

Despite almost bankrupting the business, the chairman has been pensioned off with a full benefits p…

Pensioner

ˈpɛnʃ(ə)nə

Meanings of Pensioner:

noun

A person who receives a pension, especially the retirement pension.

Usage examples:

As pensioners on fixed incomes, we were amazed at the sum involved and would like to warn others to…

Pensioners

ˈpen.ʃən.ər

Meanings of Pensioners:

noun

A person who receives a pension, especially the retirement pension.

Usage examples:

As pensioners on fixed incomes, we were amazed at the sum involved and would like to warn others to…

Meanings of Pensionership:

noun

The state or condition of being a pensioner.

Pensioning

ˈpen.ʃən

Meanings of Pensioning:

verb

Dismiss someone from employment, typically because of age or ill health, and pay them a pension.

Usage examples:

He was pensioned off from the army after the war
noun

A regular payment made by the state to people of or above the official retirement age and to some widows and disabled people.

Usage examples:

Also british
phrasal verb

To make someone leave their job, usually because of their age or health, and pay them a pension

Usage examples:

Despite almost bankrupting the business, the chairman has been pensioned off with a full benefits p…

Meanings of Pensionnaire:

noun

In france and other european countries: a person who boards in a lodging house or institution, or with a family.

Pensionnat

ˌpɒ̃sjɔˈna

Meanings of Pensionnat:

noun

(in france and other european countries) a boarding school.

Usage examples:

At the end of the walk is a relic from the long-distant days when the pensionnat was a convent - an…

Pensions

ˈpen.ʃən

Meanings of Pensions:

noun

A regular payment made by the state to people of or above the official retirement age and to some widows and disabled people.

Usage examples:

Men can draw a pension from the age of sixty-five
verb

Dismiss someone from employment, typically because of age or ill health, and pay them a pension.

Usage examples:

He was pensioned off from the army after the war

Pensive

ˈpen.sɪv

Meanings of Pensive:

adjective

Engaged in, involving, or reflecting deep or serious thought.

Usage examples:

A pensive mood

Pensively

ˈpen.sɪv.li

Meanings of Pensively:

adverb

In a way that shows that you are thinking in a quiet way, often with a serious expression on your face

Usage examples:

He gazed pensively at the glass in front of him, lost in thought., she shook her head pensively.

Penstemon

ˈpen.stə.mən

Meanings of Penstemon:

noun

A north american plant with stems of showy flowers resembling snapdragons.

Usage examples:

From mid-june through july, you should see profuse wildflowers, from the dainty, lavender pasque fl…

Meanings of Penster:

noun

A person who uses a pen, especially in a trivial way; a petty writer, a literary hack. usually humorous or mildly derogatory.

Meanings of Pensters:

noun

A person who uses a pen, especially in a trivial way; a petty writer, a literary hack. usually humorous or mildly derogatory.

Penstock

ˈpɛnstɒk

Meanings of Penstock:

noun

A sluice for controlling or directing the flow of water.

Usage examples:

A spokesman for the agency said the penstock sluice gates were opened after the last bout of floodi…

Meanings of Penstocks:

noun

A sluice for controlling or directing the flow of water.

Usage examples:

A spokesman for the agency said the penstock sluice gates were opened after the last bout of floodi…

Meanings of Pensum:

noun

A piece of work; a duty or allotted task; a school task or lesson to be prepared; (us) a piece of schoolwork imposed as a punishment.

Pent

ˌpentˈʌp

Meanings of Pent:

adjective

Another term for pent-up.

Usage examples:

With pent breath she waited out the meeting

Penta

ˈpɛntə

Meanings of Penta:

Five; having five.

Usage examples:

Pentagram

Meanings of Pentabasic:

adjective

(of an acid or acidic group) having five replaceable hydrogen atoms.

Meanings of Pentacarbon:

adjective

Having five atoms of carbon.

Meanings of Pentacarbonyl:

adjective

Having five atoms of carbon.

Meanings of Pentacarpellary:

adjective

Consisting of five carpels.

Pentachlorophenol

ˌpɛntəˌklɔːrəʊˈfiːnɒl

Meanings of Pentachlorophenol:

noun

A colourless crystalline synthetic compound used in insecticides, fungicides, weedkillers, and wood preservatives.

Usage examples:

To prevent the anti-sap stain, we used to put wood through the boric bath, to which pentachlorophen…

Pentachord

ˈpɛntəkɔːd

Meanings of Pentachord:

noun

A musical instrument with five strings.

Usage examples:

Wasn't the pentachord also a classical era instrument?

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