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early retirement

noun

the practice of ending regular employment before the official retirement age

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  • Immediately after the durbar orders were issued for an early retirement.

    Forty-one years in India Frederick Sleigh Roberts
  • He had been scoring all day—sufficient reason for early retirement.

    Melomaniacs James Huneker
  • He always explained his early retirement by saying: The public loves me, and I want it to always love me.

  • He was meditating an early retirement to bed, when a knock sounded at the door, and the three prefects entered.

    The Master of the Shell Talbot Baines Reed
  • No doubt, the complaint under which he laboured, was the principal cause of his early retirement.

    Wrestling and Wrestlers: Jacob Robinson

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