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Definition of

pension entitlement


amount of retirement income due the amount of income that someone has the right to receive when he or she retires

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Definitions of ’pension entitlement’ and meaning of ’pension entitlement’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’pension entitlement’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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