pensionership

pensioner

[pen-shuh-ner]
noun
1.
a person who receives or lives on a pension.
2.
a hireling.
3.
a student at Cambridge University who pays for his or her commons and other expenses, and is not supported by any foundation.
4.
Obsolete. a gentleman-at-arms.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Anglo-French; see pension, -er2

pensionership, noun
nonpensioner, noun
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pensioner (ˈpɛnʃənə)
 
n
1.  a person who is receiving a pension, esp an old-age pension from the state
2.  a person dependent on the pay or bounty of another
3.  obsolete (Brit) another name for gentleman-at-arms

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