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Other Retirement Definition

[n] withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation; "a religious retreat"
[n] withdrawal from your position or occupation
[n] the state of being retired from one's business or occupation

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Misc. Definitions

\Re*tire"ment\, n. [Cf. F. retirement.]
1. The act of retiring, or the state of being retired; withdrawal; seclusion; as, the retirement of an officer. O, blest Retirement, friend of life's decline. --Goldsmith. Retirement, rural quiet, friendship, books. --Thomson.
2. A place of seclusion or privacy; a place to which one withdraws or retreats; a private abode. [Archaic] This coast full of princely retirements for the sumptousness of their buildings and nobleness of the plantations. --Evelyn. Caprea had been the retirement of Augustus. --Addison. Syn: Solitude; withdrawment; departure; retreat; seclusion; privacy. See {Solitude}.

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