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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·tire·ment /rɪˈtaɪrmənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·tire·ment n.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the state of being retired from one's business or occupation
      2: withdrawal from your position or occupation
      3: withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation; "a religious
         retreat" [syn: retreat]