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superannuation

[soo-per-an-yoo-ey-shuh n] /ˌsu pərˌæn yuˈeɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the act of superannuating.
2.
the state of being superannuated.
3.
a pension or allowance to a superannuated person.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; superannuate + -ion
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  • Then he showed me--all the ties were yellowed with superannuation.
  • Several years ago the system suddenly changed: all new workers had to pay the superannuation tax to a private monetary fund.
  • superannuation funds are organized as trusts directed by trustees.
  • superannuation funds are responsible for the administration of contributions and benefits and the investment of funds.
British Dictionary definitions for superannuation

superannuation

/ˌsuːpərˌænjʊˈeɪʃən/
noun
1.
  1. the amount deducted regularly from employees' incomes in a contributory pension scheme
  2. the pension finally paid to such employees
2.
the act or process of superannuating or the condition of being superannuated
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Word Origin and History for superannuation
n.

1650s, noun of action from superannuate.

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