In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1feminine jubilaciónmasculine retiromasculine retirohe took up pottery in his retirement — cuando se jubiló empezó a hacer cerámica
- early/compulsory retirement — jubilación anticipada/obligatoria
- he took early retirement — se jubiló anticipadamente
- he's coming up to / for retirement — le falta poco para jubilarse
- she went into retirement after the Olympic Games — se retiró después de las Olimpíadas
- the old engines were brought out of retirement — volvieron a poner en servicio los viejos motores
- retirement benefit — prestación por jubilación
- On the one hand, faculty retirements give institutions flexibility to reconstitute their faculty in the years ahead.
- Baby boomers nearing retirement are spurring demand for fixed-income securities.
- The general shop owner was near retirement and he was the first to close.
- Many are at the peak of their careers, approaching retirement, starting a second career or opening a business.
- The study also predicts that by 2010 the average age of retirement will rise to 72.
- But the age of retirement traditionally has represented a kind of financial cliff.
- After a brief period in the country, Stone returned to Sydney, where he continued as a teacher at inner-city schools until his retirement in 1931.
- If you are closer in age to retirement or if your children will need money for university soon, you should be taking on less risk.
- Employees who were approaching retirement or who underperformed for significant periods of time would be accommodated and tolerated rather than summarily dismissed.
- He is much keener to talk more about his life after retirement from politics.
- Typically, the owners are people nearing retirement who've spent two or three decades building their businesses with tender loving care.
- Self employed people can defer retirement until the age of 75.
- In fact, retirement counseling has emerged as an important area for executive coaches.
- Young investors just starting out or older investors nearing retirement may have to make changes in their retirement plan.
- If you think retirement at age 65 isn't a realistic goal, you might be right.
- So is a proposal that would have eliminated retirement at age 50 for anyone who had been with the company for 25 years.
- Many members were retired or nearing retirement and interested in seeing the co-op's assets sold so that they could get their share of the proceeds.
- As they enjoy well-deserved retirement, who is stepping up to take their place?
- The ideal is to remain with the same company until retirement around age sixty.
- Cazes retired from his official day job three years ago, when he reached the French legal age of retirement.
2(from race, match)abandono masculine
- A week ago, champion Lennox Lewis, age 38, announced his retirement.
- First Gary Kasparov, on anybody's short list of the greatest players of all time, announced his retirement from competitive play earlier this year.
- Roy Keane will promptly confirm his retirement from international football, but Kerr will stay on.
- Jimmy Adams has been replaced by Carl Hooper, who has just ended a two-year self-imposed retirement from international cricket.
- Gehrig had an off-season and was in fact a year from retirement.
- Most runners are already planning their retirements by their early 30s.
- The national fascination with Bradman did not cease with his retirement from the field of play; and it shows no sign of abating.
- The former Indian seam bowler, Venkatesh Prasad, has announced his retirement from cricket.
- Speaking about his imminent retirement from international football, the legendary player was content.
- The veteran French defender had been mulling over a new one-year contract put together to postpone his retirement from football.
3(of troops)retirada femininerepliegue masculine
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