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superannuation

[ soo-per-an-yoo-ey-shuh n ]
/ ˌsu pərˌæn yuˈeɪ ʃən /
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noun

the act of superannuating.
the state of being superannuated.
a pension or allowance to a superannuated person.

RELATED WORDS

premium, grant, subsidy, reward, payment, allowance, annuity, support, gift, subvention, IRA

Nearby words

superalloy, superaltar, superaltern, superannuate, superannuated, superannuation, superb, superb blue wren, superbaby, superbazaar, superbike

Origin of superannuation

First recorded in 1650–60; superannuate + -ion
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British Dictionary definitions for superannuation

superannuation

/ (ˌsuːpərˌænjʊˈeɪʃən) /

noun

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

superannuation


n.

1650s, noun of action from superannuate.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper