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pension

(1) A regular payment plan intended to provide a person who retired from a job with a secure income for life.
(2) A monthly payment from a pension.
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Who knows if they will not manage to restore to me my pension? They can move their arms, they can, and that is much.
"If the Little Corporal were alive," the officer cried, "you would have the Cross of the Legion of Honor and a handsome pension besides, for every man who wore epaulettes on the other side of the river owed his life to you on the 1st of October 1812.
"I swear by the Cross I wear--the Cross of Honor it used to be--that I will do all that man can do to obtain your pension for you; even if I have to swallow a dozen refusals from the minister, and to petition the king and the dauphin and the whole shop!"
It makes me shudder to think that some understrapper whose business it is to dust papers in a government office, has pocketed Gondrin's promised thousand francs of pension. And yet there are folk who, never having measured the excess of the people's sufferings, accuse the people of excess in the day of their vengeance!
There was some discussion about Napoleon's pension after his fall; it came to his ears, and he said that five francs a day and a horse to ride was all that he needed.
Now that everyone has heard that Dounia is to marry Pyotr Petrovitch, my credit has suddenly improved and I know that Afanasy Ivanovitch will trust me now even to seventy-five roubles on the security of my pension, so that perhaps I shall be able to send you twenty-five or even thirty roubles.
We had appointed a secret meeting in the salon of the pension that afternoon.
"I've met him in the Latin Quarter in Paris, and I've met him in pensions in Berlin and Munich.
The advertising campaign will highlight the contrast between the impact on the victims of pension scams and the lifestyles enjoyed at their expense by the criminals.
Working out the your pension is More than 40% of people taking the survey said they understood little or nothing about how pensions worked.
Working out your pension More than 40% of people taking the survey said they understood little or nothing about how pensions worked.
Last week I wrote an article about ballooning pension liabilities of the government and estimated that if both the federal budget and pension expenditure keep on growing at the current rate, by 2050 the pensions would claim 56% of the federal budget, leaving hardly any money for defence, development and other heads.