- n. 退休金，抚恤金；津贴；膳宿费
- vt. 发给养老金或抚恤金
CET4 TEM4 IELTS GRE 考 研 CET6
1. pens- "pay" + -ion.
2. => "payment for services," especially "reward, payment out of a benefice".
3. => regular payment in consideration of past service.
4. => boarding house, boarding school.
- pension: see ponder
- pension (n.)
- mid-14c., "payment for services," especially "reward, payment out of a benefice" (early 14c., in Anglo-Latin), from Old French pension "payment, rent" (13c.) and directly from Latin pensionem (nominative pensio) "a payment, installment, rent," from past participle stem of pendere "pay, weigh" (see pendant). Meaning "regular payment in consideration of past service" first recorded 1520s. Meaning "boarding house, boarding school" first attested 1640s, from French, and usually in reference to places in France or elsewhere on the Continent.
- pension (v.)
- 1640s, "to live in a pension," from pension (n.) or else from French pensionner. Meaning "to grant a pension" is from 1702. Related: Pensioned; pensioning.
- 1. He lived on an invalidity pension which came as a weekly giro.
- 2. He is moving ever closer to drawing his pension.
- 3. The main beneficiaries of pension equality so far have been men.
- 4. Employees can contract out of their employer's occupational pension scheme.
- 5. One of the most important changes concerns the investment of pension contributions.
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