1 [C, U] (instance of) retiring or being retired from work 退职; 退役; 退休
*There have been several retirements in my office recently. 最近我那办公室里有几个人退休了.
* announce/give notice of one's retirement 宣布[通知]退休
* urge older staff to take early retirement, ie retire before the usual age 敦促年纪较大的职员提前退休
* be well above/below the age of retirement 远远超过[低于]退休年龄
* [attrib 作定语] retirement benefits 退休补助金
* a retirement pension 退休金.
2 [U, sing] condition of being retired from work 退职、退役、退休之状况
*He lives in retirement in Cornwall. 他在康沃尔郡过退休生活.
* a happy and profitable retirement 愉快而有益的退休生活.
3 (idm 习语) go into/come out of retirement leave/return to one's regular work 离[复]职.
[U and C]
when you stop working, usually because of your age
He became a keen golfer after his retirement from politics.
He announced his retirement as chief executive of the company.
She took early retirement (=retired at an earlier age than usual) last year.
Dad's approaching retirement age .
the period after you have stopped work
I hope you enjoy a long and happy retirement.
Will you be able to support yourself in retirement?
a retirement pension
1. Eventually the officer's retirement arrived, and he too stopped working. 最后，这个海关官员也到了退休年龄，也要停止工作了。
2. Before it becomes a retirement village, Silicon Valley may prove a classroom for building a global business. 在硅谷变成一个退休村之前，它很可能成为建立全球商业的一个教学场地。
3. The aging king-abdicated his throne and went into retirement. 那老国王逊位退休。
4. He began writing his biography after retirement. 退休后他开始写自传。
5. He began writing his biography after retirement. 退休后他开始写自传。
6. During 1994, for example, 61 officers (54 men and seven women) were forced into early retirement after being attacked on duty. 例如，1994年，共有61名警员（男性54人，女性7人）由于履行职责时遭受攻击而不得不提早退休。
7. It is a curious coincidence that the day before his retirement, Mr. Page will have been teaching for a total of forty years. 佩奇先生退休的前一天正好是他执教满40年的日子，这真是奇妙的巧合。