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Pensioner

A person who is collecting a pension. That is, a pensioner has retired and is collecting on an annuity or other state-sponsored or private retirement plan. For this reason, the word is also sometimes used as a euphemism for an older person.
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NBP while disbursing the pensions to pensioners throughout the period have disbursed pensions only to verified pensioners.
of pensioners reduced and reasons could be multiple, including: (a) same pensioner moving to other commercial banks; (b) pensioners who could not fulfill the standardization requirements that NBP had put in place to identify pensioners; (c) pensioners whose pensions may been stopped by their respective organizations; and (d) pensioners who may have opted for other institutions including post offices or district treasury offices.
The meeting was attended by head of the General Union of Pensioners, head of the Egyptian Trade Union Federation (ETUF) and representatives from pensioners and trade unions, a statement from the cabinet said.
The West Midlands Pensioners Convention is seeking assurances from all the major parties that our bus passes, winter fuel allowances, TV licences and indeed free prescriptions will be secure if our region's pensioners choose to vote for them.
I have been asking for years just who are these rich, better-off, wealthy pensioners? We have often been told they are the multi-millionaire pensioners.
However, there are a large and increasing number of pensioners who can easily afford bus fares.
At the meeting, one of the councillors urged pensioners and welfare/disability persons to keep their payments up to date after the City's finance division wrote off previous debts.
Government policy acts as if pensioners do not exist.
The associations of pensioners say that the party promises are realistic and on the basis of what has been promised in the past, they hope that the case will be the same in the future.
The decision would benefit more than 264,000 pensioners across the country with GOSI spending SR1.46 billion on them.
This system must put a lot of pensioners off using the bus.
I'm the new Simon Cowell of pensioners. Send your entry to The Alan Titchmarsh Show, Singing Pensioner, PO Box 64382, London, EC2P 2GJ.