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Meaning of SUPERANNUATION

Pronunciation:  `soopur`anyoo'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of discharging someone because of age (especially to cause someone to retire from service on a pension)
  2. [n]  the property of being out of date and not current
  3. [n]  a monthly payment made to someone who is retired from work
 

SUPERANNUATION is a 14 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: obsoleteness, old-age pension, retirement benefit, retirement check, retirement fund, retirement pension
 
 See Also: discharge, dismissal, dismission, firing, liberation, oldness, pension, release, sack, sacking

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Su`per*an`nu*a"tion\, n.
The state of being superannuated, or too old for office or
business; the state of being disqualified by old age;
decrepitude.

      The world itself is in a state of superannuation.
                                               --Cowper.

      Slyness blinking through the watery eye of
      superannuation.                          --Coleridge.

 

 

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